I Strive to Be Self-actualized

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    Hello everyone, just curious about how you all

    try to self actualise and what steps you take? I have been following Leo gura on actualized.org does anyone else listen to him?
    butterflysurf butterflysurf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015


     I love the sound of that word. I have read that there are three hallmarks of a self-actualized person: -They are independent of the good opinion of others. -They are detached from outcomes. -They have no investment in power or control over others. I wish I could...
    datura datura
    56-60, F
    11 Responses Jan 25, 2008

    I Don't Think I'd Quite Call It Striving

    I only heard of Maslow's hierarchy of needs a couple of years ago. For anyone who hasn't come across it, his idea was that there were five levels of need that people had. The next level could only be attained while the previous levels were satisfied. In order from lowest to...
    rojblake rojblake
    36-40, M
    15 Responses Aug 29, 2009

    Love This Goal

    I remember awhile ago that this idea of being Actualized is a powerful and moving force that I hope is a big part of my life. I've been taken down a few pegs recently and would be so nice to get some of that 'mojo' back.
    RogerThompson RogerThompson
    41-45, M
    Jan 5, 2011

    Hello Gyroscope!

    So I have it.  I finally found it, after a few weeks of it having spun out of sight.  It came with several small epiphanies, or perhaps it snuck in by that understanding that slowly seeps in in the pre-dawn light that feels like an epiphany when fully realized.So much of my...
    Apr 28, 2012

    Rambly Thoughts While Looking For My Gyroscope

    A Little BackgroundI am not sure even why I am putting this out into the ether.  It seems counter-intuitive to me, and of how I usually am- a very private person.  Perhaps someone out there will provide another perspective, or influence or enhance my understanding.  I hope so...
    Apr 23, 2012

    Hey Gyroscope- You In Here?

    Trust.A small word,but such a big thing.  Not even a thing.  Not tangible, but oh so real.  So crucial.  So very central for me.At the start I trusted implicitly, like a little child.  But then, like life, experiences and observations started to count, not just that gut...
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012
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