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2011-06-30 01:19:13

In 1943, American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that all humans seek to fulfill a hierarchy of needs, which he represented with a pyramid. The pyramid's base, which he believed must come first, signified basic needs (for food, sleep and sex, for example). Safety and security came next, in Maslow's view, then love and belonging, then esteem and, finally, at the pyramid's peak, a quality he called "self-actualization." Maslow wrote that people who have these needs fulfilled should be...

2010-08-19 15:11:35

A reworking of the famous psychological pyramid of needs puts parenting at the top If you have ever felt that your children are your life's work, then you may in fact be recognizing a high-level psychological need. Caring for your children, feeding them, nurturing them, educating them and making sure they get off on the right foot in life "“ all of the things that make parenting successful "“ may actually be deep rooted psychological urges that we fulfill as part of being human....

2009-02-20 07:35:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people seek answers to questions of motivation and self-actualization. "Make It Happen" (published by iUniverse) by Justin Honaman employs lessons learned in his career working with multinational corporations to the individual level in an effort to help others direct their energies and develop their "personal brand." Honaman explains in the first few chapters of "Make It Happen" that personal branding is the process whereby people, and by extension their...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin