3 Hidden Dangers in Self-Actualization

Basic concepts of Maslow’s Hierarchy

The desire for self-fulfillment, namely the tendency for him [the individual] to become actualized in what he is potentially. This tendency might be phrased as the desire to become more and more what one is, to become everything that one is capable of becoming.

— Abraham Maslow

Perfectionism

Obsession

Selfishness

Therefore, what?

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