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Becoming the Person You Were Meant to Be: Where to Start

We begin to find and become ourselves when we notice how we are already found, already truly, entirely, wildly, messily, marvelously who we were born to be.

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What Does It Mean to Be Self-Actualized in the 21st Century?

Many people are familiar with Maslow's hierarchy of needs, in which he argued that basic needs such as safety, belonging, and self-esteem must be satisfied (to a reasonable healthy degree) before being able to fully realize one's unique creative and humanitarian potential.

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Deepak Chopra on Why a Meaningful Life Rests Upon Developing a Meaningful Self

Much like the problematic nature of building a home on a flimsy foundation, so is the challenge of going into the world and creating relationships with neglect for a positive relationship with yourself.

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Buddhanature: You’re Perfect as You Are

Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature.

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What Is Self-Actualization? 13 Traits of Self-Actualized People

If becoming a self-actualized person means realizing our greatest talents and achieving our greatest potential, how do we go about doing that? How do we achieve self-actualization?

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With ‘No Fats, No Femmes,’ Fatima Jamal Aims for More than Just Visibility and Representation

“Representation and visibility is given to us by larger power structures, but what do we give ourselves? I’m more interested in that. What questions are we asking ourselves to grow and heal? To challenge the ways this world constantly teaches us to hate ourselves?”

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Help Me Change the World

You will change the world by loving yourself, by enjoying life, by making your personal world a dream of heaven.

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You Already Have What You’re Looking For

For Lion’s Roar’s 40th anniversary, we’re looking ahead at Buddhism’s next 40 years. In our March 2019 issue, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shares what he feels is the most helpful message Buddhism can offer in coming decades.

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Self Actualization: Individualistic or Holistic Connection?

Some practices can expand Abraham Maslow's notion of self-actualization, making it more socially conscious and group-oriented.

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The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are

The cause of and cure for the illusion of separateness that keeps us from embracing the richness of life.

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