Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is often portrayed in the shape of a pyramid with the largest, most fundamental levels of need at the bottom and the need for self-actualization at the top. The most fundamental and basic four layers of the pyramid contain the needs of esteem, friendship and love, security, and physical need. If… Continue reading Why it’s so important to have our needs met
No matter how big and all-consuming our struggles, I believe each of us has both an abundance and a deficit in different areas. In other words, there are parts of our lives which are going well, and there are sections – or segments – which are not. Sometimes it might seem like nothing is succeeding… Continue reading Where are you full? Where are you empty?
I came across a prayer written by American radio host and author Susie Larson today, and it really spoke to my heart. It went: “May God himself restore to you something you lost and never thought you would get back again. May he bring a sudden breakthrough on a long-awaited heart cry. May He heal… Continue reading Moving through pain
Sometimes ‘neediness’ can feel overwhelming. It’s easy to get frustrated and want to throw in the towel when it comes to friends or family that seem perpetually stuck in a victim mentality. They might blame others for their problems, seemingly unable to take responsibility for getting help. And of course it’s not always that simple.… Continue reading Just so needy…