self-transcendence


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self-transcendence

the ability to focus attention on doing something for the sake of others, as opposed to self-actualization, in which doing something for oneself is an end goal. See also altruism.
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Intentionality analysis brings into focus human nature in its spiritual dimensions by specifying the remote and proximate principles of self-transcendence (movement) and integration (rest).
Adolescents' values of self-transcendence (universalism and benevolence) and conservation (tradition, conformity, and security) were measured with the Schwartz (1992) Value Inventory, adapted from Struch, Schwartz, and van der Kloot, (2002).
The first continuum contrasts conservation values (tradition, conformity and security) and openness to change values (hedonism, stimulation and self-direction); the second continuum contrasts self-transcendence values (universalism and benevolence) and self-enhancement values (power and achievement) (table 1).
Self-transcendence has a positive correlation with Prosocial Behaviour (PROSC).
In the work context, self-transcendence values involve altruism and relationship values (Cable & Edwards, 2004).
After a comprehensive assessment is complete and a plan is created with the caregiver and care-recipient, the journey may be transformed from perceived burdensome to appreciation and a rewarding mutual experience of self-transcendence (Reed, 2014).
Standardized regression weights (BD3 dropped) for Self-transcendence
Even God is reduced to the ultimate/or us, the correlate of our infinite self-transcendence that brings to the human person groundedness, meaning, and fulfillment.
Patients with gambling disorder had notably higher scores than normal for harm avoidance, novelty seeking, and self-transcendence, while patients with sexual addiction had higher scores for harm avoidance only and had low scores for novelty seeking.
These motivational types are, in turn, grouped into four higher order value clusters: Openness to Change (values favouring change and independent thought and behaviour), Conservation (preservation of traditional practices and stability), Self-Transcendence (concern for the welfare of others), and Self-Enhancement (pursuit of one's own relative success and dominance over others).
I suspect that over the next years secularism will change its face and become hotter and more consuming, less content with mere benevolence, and more responsive to the spiritual urge in each of us, the drive for purity, self-transcendence and sanctification.
On the other hand, the second dimension is formed by self-transcendence (universalism and benevolence), which contrasts the motivational types that accept others as equals and emphasize concern for their well-being, with the motivational types of self-promotion (power and achievement) that highlight the pursuit of personal success and dominance over others.