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The Stowaway

The remarkable story earlier this week of the young stowaway aboard a Hawaiian Airlines jet underscores the significance and power of the basic psychological needs. The wheel-well passenger, a fifteen year old boy from Somalia, climbed a security fence at the San Jose Airport, hoisted himself into a wheel-well of the closest parked jet, waited for seven hours as the plane readied for departure, tucked himself into the tiniest of spaces when the wheels lifted back into the fuselage, and then endured a five hour flight that included altitudes of over 36,000 feet and temperatures that approached 60 degrees below zero. 694 more words

Choice Theory

Interpersonal Relationships

As I’m writing Reverence, book three in my Irresistible Series I’m exploring the depths of friendships and the effects they have on people’s lives. I attended a woman’s life class last night that really hit home regarding a woman and her friendships. 475 more words

I Know What You Need But...

An amazing shift can happen when we start to see behaviour as existing to meet a need. But there are some common pitfalls that people fall into in the practical application of this concept. 271 more words


Limiting Yourself

Today I would like to invite you to explore some potential ways you may be limiting yourself. Let’s begin with a question: How many choices do you make that are “practical” while ignoring or dismissing the choices that follow your true desires? 1,354 more words


Pioneer Women Probably Didn’t Wonder About That: A Hierarchy of Needs

Sometimes I feel like I’m gonna cry because I didn’t do that homemade play-doh project I was going to do. Or because my kid doesn’t know how to play hide-and-seek or climb a tree. 860 more words


Repair Your Foundations

Having you ever hoped for a home?  You drive by and you see a beautiful white picketed fence. It is perfect! You’re certain! Then, as you go through the basement and inspect the foundation of the house you begin to notice something … tiny, hairline cracks. 843 more words

Food, clothing and shelter. Are you kidding me bro?

Well well well, they say food, clothing and shelter (FCS) are the basic necessities of life.Is it?

Ok now, let’s make a character for checking whether this FCS concept is true or not. 687 more words