Perhaps randomly… C. Robert Cloninger once wrote:
“Both physiological and psychosocial studies show that mental health depends on the development of self-aware consciousness.” (p.231)
“Personality is the crystallization of one’s usual pattern of thinking. What are described as personality traits are merely the average pattern of thought, which [-p.240] nevertheless has a dynamic range….” (pp.239-240)
Ref: (italics in original) C. Robert Cloninger (2004) Feeling Good: The Science of Well-Being. Oxford University press: Oxford.