Understanding these psychological needs and how you tend to fulfill them will help you better understand not only yourself, but also everyone you meet.
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We've located the best health information in the world and we've even tested it on ourselves and experienced positive results and yet most of us bounce back to unhealthy habits time and time again. Why is it that people find it so hard to make change?
Are you the all or nothing type? Go big or go home? I’m a reformed all or nothing type of gal. For example, one year I made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, so I registered for the New York City Marathon. Did I actually run the race? No. I was so overwhelmed at the thought of winding around New York City streets for 26.2 miles on my feet as a novice runner that I never even tried. I also figured, not only do I not know where to start, it’s not like I’ll win, so why bother?
Another slice of wisdom from Brian Johnson and his Philosopher’s Notes. http://www.PhilosophersNotes.com This time from the work of Abraham Maslow. As we ascend his hierarchy of needs, taking care of the basics like food/shelter/safety and moving up through love and self-esteem we reach a place where we literally have a need to fully express ourselves—to, in Maslow’s words “self-actualize.”