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Posts Tagged With ‘ Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs ’


Do We Need Maslows Hierarchy of Needs?

April 5th, 2011

We can often feel pulled in many directions, and not know what is most in an important  in the moment to do. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a reality check. It can also show us what is motivating us in our actions. So, the first question  to ask our self would be, “Are my basic needs taken care of like  food, water, sleep?”. If  that’s taken care of, then  you move up   to the next one, safety. “Is my body safe, Do I have employment, resources,?  Is my family taken care of?, Is my house taken care of, my property safe? If yes, then the next focus is what... Read More

What is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?

February 5th, 2011

Dear One, Have you ever  been told to focus on  feeling good about yourself when you are worried about paying the rent or how you can buy food for yourself ?  Maslow’s Hierachy of needs  is about  what motivates us. If you look at the base of the pyramid, the first priority is the physiology or the basic human needs of  the body- food, water and shelter. Until these needs are taken care of, it is very difficult to focus on self worth or self esteem. The next layer above physiology is: safety or security- employment, actual apartment or home,health and resources. Above safety and security... Read More