search (one's) heart

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search (one's) heart

To carefully consider or think about one's own emotions about or motivations for something. We're asking upper management to search their hearts and realize that this decision will negatively impact every employee in the company. I know you're hurt right now, but search your heart—you know that breaking up was the right thing to do.
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search your ˈheart/ˈsoul/ˈconscience

(formal) think carefully about your feelings or your reasons for doing something: If I searched my heart I’d probably find that I don’t always tell the truth. ▶ ˈheart-searching, ˈsoul-searching nouns: His divorce forced him to do a lot of soul-searching.
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When her own estranged mother shows up in crisis, Charity is challenged to search her heart for forgiveness.
I suddenly felt like I was boxed-in, reveals Datu, who then started to search her heart for what she really yearns to do.
I'm pretty sure I advised her against doing that but as a parting shot I said she should search her heart and be sure she really loved her best friend's husband.
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