self-actualization


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self-actualization

(in humanistic psychology) the fundamental tendency toward the maximum realization and fulfillment of one's human potential. In Maslow's hierarchy of needs, self-actualization is the highest need.

self-actualization

The process of self-discovery & personal growth
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These quotes work together to guide you on a journey of self-realization, self-actualization and finally self-fulfillment," explains Hung.
In this procedure, each statement of a humanistic self-actualization scale was restated in a number of hypothetically comparable expressions of Christian self-actualization.
Posing questions of identity, Cardoso and Oggel interpret the protagonist's struggle as a "quest for self-actualization .
He divided those needs into five general categories, from most urgent to most advanced: Physiological, Safety, Love/ Belonging, Esteem, and Self-actualization.
A chapter on self-actualization discusses end-of- life issues and spirituality.
The name is a fitting one since the group sings in English, Haitian Kreyol, Portuguese and Spanish about self-actualization and unity.
Once satisfied, people seek a state of self-actualization where a desire exists to test their potential.
It is neither a new-agey self-actualization book nor a guide to proselytizing your co-workers.
The caregivers' attitudes and behaviors lend themselves to satisfying their higher order social, esteem, and self-actualization needs.
Starting from the bottom, the categories are bodily/physical needs, safety needs, social needs, esteem needs and self-actualization needs.
Urge and urge and urge/Always the procreant urge of the world," wrote Walt Whitman in "Song of Myself," a blast of self-actualization whose bracing textures provide a kind of music against which to set Samaras's wondrous investigations into what it means to be.