AM I GOOD ENOUGH?: SELF-WORTH AMONG URBAN-BASED FISHERMEN; A PHENOMENOLOGICAL

Joyce Rizza Lyne Nicole Minimo | Kathleen Camille Salazar | Rhea Ann Faye Elzaguirre | Pamela Mae Villasis | John Christopher Mesana |

September 24, 2019
Psychology

Self-worth is widely discussed momentarily in different domains. This study aims to know the involvement of environment specifically in fulfilling with the presence of trials, judgments, achievements that will serve as encouragement in gaining self-worth of fishermen. For good meas- ure and profound understanding about self-worth, researchers conducted a semi-structured interview. Findings suggest through descriptive phe- nomenology that there are levels in achieving the self-worth of fishermen such as self-advocacy wherein they develop their individuality. Followed by self-identity in which they recognize their selves with the influence of others and lastly, self-actualization where they feel valued by achieving something that will give them satisfaction. It was determined that achieving and providing for their family are something that a fishermen’s self- worth measures. Briefly, the research conducted can not only aid forthcoming researchers interested in the field of self-worth but also providing a fill in the gap of knowledge in this phenomenon.

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