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[Re-Plug] Hierarchy of Basic Needs

In therapy last week, my therapist shared with me the six basic needs of all humans–connection, purpose, security/safety, acceptance, belonging, significance. These are the human needs at the emotional level, not necessarily the survival level. 661 more words


Bullying and obesity go hand in hand in so many ways

If you have any working experience in an obesity treatment facility you would be very familiar with the many gut-wrenching stories of bullying that the patients have experienced. 560 more words


**spolier alert for The Year of the Flood**

With our discussion of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs fresh in my mind, I began to read the first section of The Year of the Flood. With the framework of basic needs versus wants in the forefront of my mind, I saw many instances where Toby had to choose basic, human needs over all else. 330 more words

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Lasting weight loss comes from the inside, not the outside

It’s quite remarkable just how much we continue to search for well-being and happiness from outside sources, such as a new job, new relationship, new car, hairstyle, watch, suit, dress, shoes, and the list goes on. 550 more words


Healing emotional pain

Healing emotional pain

After I wrote the last message on “Welcoming emotional pain“, I got question on how to heal the emotional pain. In this message, I would like to share few tips that has been useful to me. 603 more words

Pain Management

What Makes a Good Childhood?

Prenatal to Post secondary Partners have been asking the question: What Makes a Good Childhood?

We’ve collectively identified a working list of features of a good childhood, organized into the following seven themes: 129 more words

Our Basic Needs

When I think about all my colleagues, co-workers and employees, former co-workers, friends, and teammates, I believe we pretty much all have the following in common.   74 more words

Eric Jacobson On Leadership