Abraham Maslow

To eradicate a global epidemic, one must first try to understand it. Even while it may seem an impossible task, when it comes
I am a baby boomer, so Anaïs Nin has been a huge influence on my development both as a writer and as a woman.
Maslow said, "If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." The Trump corollary is, "If you're a bully, you tend to see every encounter as an opportunity to bully."
We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.
Most definitions of integrity involve words like honesty and principle, probity and candor ... in other words, truthfulness. And yet the original root comes from the Latin word integer (a word that might give some of us a grade school math flashback) meaning wholeness.
But contentment does require intentional choice and directed effort. Here are five steps that anyone can take toward that goal.
Fear is an affect. It's a powerful emotion that bubbles up from deep inside. When you combine that understanding with the
10) Self-actualized people are humble. Nonetheless, while self-actualized people are accepting of shortcomings that are immutable
In just two words of five syllables, medieval man brewed a bitter antidote to all from melancholy and regret to hubris and ostentation: memento mori.
What accounts for the varied approaches individuals use in business, careers, and their own aspirations? In Part One of this piece, I described what one psychologist teaches us about individuals and their motivation to meet their various needs--and how this helps explain behavior and solve problems.