Researchers in the field of "positive humanities" (a collaboration between positive psychology practitioners and humanities scholars) explain that cultural engagement can contribute to human flourishing through six mechanisms:
Cultural Dimension Resources:
Marshall B. Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
Heidi K. Brown, Get With the Pronoun
Josepha Campinha-Bacote, Cultural Competemility (Part I)
Remember, cultural humility is a lifelong pursuit. As the VIA Institute on Character emphasizes, "true humility involves an accurate self-assessment, recognition of limitations, keeping accomplishments in perspective, and forgetting of the self." Further, "[t]ruly humble people think well of themselves and have a good sense of who they are, but they are also aware of their mistakes, gaps in their knowledge, and imperfections."
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