Personal transformation refers to a vaguely mystical process by which individuals gain a new outlook on life and allegedly integrate better into their community.

Personal transformation generally remains one of the great unfulfilled promises of the New Age and human potential movements -- human nature have proven intractable to change.


External reference: J.D. Fisher et al., Evaluating a large group awareness training: A longitudinal study of psychosocial effects (Springer-Verlag, 1990)