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self-fulfillment

(sĕlf′fo͝ol-fĭl′mənt)
n.
Fulfillment of oneself.
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Despite the stakes of failure, many of these entrepreneurial professionals approach risk in terms of opportunities to improve their chances of achieving the good life, whether defined in terms of economic security or self-fulfillment at work.
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For Irving, the self-fulfillment came in the form of going into underserved communities to try to teach and "fix" the problems facing students of color.
"Youth is leaving to take part in the war for self-fulfillment. For many years, religion has been separated from the state and the culture.
In relation to the former, it was Ryff (1989) who first proposed that psychological well-being is associated not only with short-term affective states, but also with higher levels of psychological development, such as, for example, the sense of personal direction and self-fulfillment (Cuesta, 2004).
They are portrayed as outdated, in the way, because what matters is self-fulfillment and who cares about the world," he charged.
"That We May Become," Brasher's devotional speech at BYU in July 1983, advocated for such humanitarianism, arguing "love is manifest through service" and "self-fulfillment" poses "a challenge to give of ourselves."
Atlanta, GA, July 18, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The book contains a series of challenges that promote creating a life of purpose through personal development, business and self-fulfillment. The workbook of activities for readers correspond with each new day, encouraging them to push at the boundaries they've set in their lives to make changes that fulfill them personally and professionally.
The latest and arguably most promising philosophical account of welfare is Daniel Haybron's self-fulfillment account (Haybron 2008).
Priests must make their priority the "cause of the Gospel and the fulfillment of the mission" entrusted to them, not self-fulfillment or public recognition, he said.
They write that "hate speech" (Bill's offense) might "oppose the targeted group's ability to find self-fulfillment" As Rex Murphy puts it in the National Post on 2 March 2013: "So might bad weather, or bunions.