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Abraham Maslow

Wheelchair Wisdom: A Short Course on Perception and Projection

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

Like any prejudice, our perceptions about what it means to be physically challenged are filled with beliefs and interpretations that begin in our own minds. If you understand how this works it's a lot easier to move beyond any self-limiting illusions and judgments we might have, and go forward to live successfully with your illness, injury, or attitude towards the aging process.

Hammering Away at Illegal Immigration from Central America

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.05.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Renowned American psychologist Abraham Maslow once said, "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if i...

A Woman's Sexual Awakening

Diana M. Raab | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

At this stage in our lives we know what brings us joy, what turns us on, and what turns us off. Most of us have had enough sexual encounters to be in touch with ourselves and our sexuality.

Actualizing the American Dream: What If Wise People Ran the Country?

John Amodeo, PhD | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
John Amodeo, PhD

What freedoms? Well... your freedom to remain poor -- and get sick and not afford health care. Your freedom to remain in the rat race of pursuing the American dream with a questionable chance of actualizing it.

Great Leaders Inspire, But What Inspires Leaders

Steven Kotler | Posted 12.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Steven Kotler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf we can learn to harness flow in our own lives, then it's not just superman. It's the rise of everyone.

Barb Morrison on Music, Life and How She Knows a Song Is 'Right'

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts
Rayya Elias

I can tell right when I meet someone whether or not we're gonna be able to work together. It's a common language, a sense of humor, a meeting of the minds about past experiences and especially lyrics. If I can key into someone's lyrics, then I know exactly what to do with the direction.

Want To Become The Best Version Of Yourself? 4 Steps

R. Kay Green | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
R. Kay Green

To achieve self-actualization, when you conquer one thing, you must move on to the next. Self-actualization does not require any tricks or tools. To reach this level, you need only to accept who you are and then take the steps necessary to becoming the best version of you that you can be.

Team Transition

Ira Israel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

The Buddha's mandate was to try to end suffering. My goal is much less lofty: to share tools that help people cultivate ease, harmony, peace, love and understanding.

LOHAS Forum: Where Generations Convene to Create a Healthier Future

Brent Green | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Brent Green

Consumers described as LOHAS are passionate about sustainability, health and wellness, personal development, resource conservation, corporate responsibility, social justice, and natural and organic products.

Soul-Talk: Are You Self-Actualizing Or Just Self-Conceptualizing?

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Who you truly are requires nothing abstract, nothing conceived in your mind. Rather, who you truly are stems from your depth of being, from your soul.

The Life Out Loud: Chip Conley's Emotional Equations

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Have you ever met someone for the first time and -- not in a romantic or sexual way -- inexplicably tumbled into a space-time vortex of pure human-to-human connection?

An Invitation to The Great Conversation

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 03.08.2012 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

At the dawning of 2012, we find ourselves in nervous, troubling times not unlike 1943.

What Would Dr. King Think of Today's Poverty?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

While many remember Dr. King for his civil rights activities, far less are aware of the work he did in support of the Poor People's Campaign. Dr. Ki...

Third World America: Is Living a Normal Life a Political Statement?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Don McNay

America is going through economic chaos. But a lot of other things are going on, too. There aren't enough of us living normal, stable lives.

Can A Christian Learn from Ramadan?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yvonne R. Davis

As a Christian who worships the Shabbat, I believe Ramadan is a wonderful way for Christians to remember their Muslim brothers and sisters

The Happiest Place on the Planet?

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chip Conley

Bhutan is "simultaneously placid and intellectually invigorating"....not a simple combination. Their unique history of never being colonized nor conquered, have all created the conditions for happiness to flourish.

Self-Flatualization: Would Maslow Have Applauded the Current Recession?

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Smith

In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow published A Theory of Human Motivation, which proposed that there is a hierarchy of needs in a predetermined order of importance.

Consumed by Our Wants: The Hierarchy of Needs Makes a Comeback

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

We've become utterly confused by the difference between wants and needs. Modern man has begun to redefine his need as an unsatisfied 48-hour-old want.

Five Reasons Why Obama Is Mr. Self-Actualized

Caroline Presno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caroline Presno

Throughout the '08 campaign, Barack Obama has given every indication that he is the definition of self-actualized.