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self-realization

(sĕlf′rē′ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The development or fulfillment of one's potential.
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inherently social in that it is of and between people, and increases the chances of positive change within society, and inherently musical, in that it carries opportunities for aesthetic selfrealisation and self-experience...
HHI Huckabees (15) David O Rus-sell's thoroughly weird, wonderfully quirky, surreal metaphysical screwball comedy about whether life's governed by meaning or nihilism as existential detectives help Jason Schwartman deconstruct so he can find selfrealisation. HHHH The Incredibles (U) Iron Giant director Brad Bird joins Pixar for a fabulous animated action-comedy about a family of super-heroes that owes as much to The Simpsons as it does Bond and the Fantastic Four.
In this modern era of educational jargon, physical education is probably the most cross-curricular subject on the timetable providing competition; cooperation; team-work; discipline; selfdiscipline; challenge; conquest; not to mention the cathartic value of selfrealisation and self-esteem.
The halls of Susan Coyne's script are decked in Victorian-era period detail and unabashed sentimentality, drawing parallels between Dickens' upbringing and Ebenezer Scrooge's painful journey of selfrealisation.
The footballer - a figment of the central character's imagination - is an unusual catalyst for a journey of self-discovery and selfrealisation.