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n.1.Action by, or originating in, one's self or itself.
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Being closer to God will provoke reflections and spiritual practices that will help everyone to attain step-by-step self-awareness, self-analysis and self-action, substituting negative emotions with positive emotions.
Each of the next four chapters, three through six, looks at the results of the survey data related to school connection, self-action, adult action, and peer action respectively.
Considering the functional connection between action and perception (James, 1890; Jeannerod, 1994; Prinz, 1997), it is possible that visually induced self-motion --vection--can also influence the speed of self-action.
The most significant threat of 2013 is related to the cancelation of several tax benefits (due to end of their validity period) which will happen in early 2013, and to self-action reduction of the budget expenses according to Budget Control Act.
210), and left to its own devices this 'delicate mechanism' would itself ensure a social coherence, would itself ensure that self-action would not be a mass of chaotic experiments taking place on and in a hostile world.
Niyama, positive self-action, includes purity, contentment, discipline, self-study, and devotion.