Living Your Break Through

Living Your Breakthrough

According to Martha Beck, having a breakthrough isn’t the tricky part, it’s living them. In the August 2014 of Oprah, Beck describes the way of cementing those breakthroughs into place: “This is the tricky thing about breakthroughs: Many aspects of the experience may feel unpleasant, both before and after your thinking changes. As a breakthrough …

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Anyone who has ever been around WorldWorks graduates knows that they hug a lot. Besides expressing love, care and community – what is the benefit of a hug? According to a “team led by University of Illinois art Urbana-Champaign psychologist Micaeel Kraus tracked physical contact between teammates during NBA games (consider all those chest bumps, …

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Positive People

Positive People

What is the value in surrounding yourself with people who are motivated and diving fully into life? According to research conducted at the University of Rochester, “simply placing participants in the same room as a highly motivated individual improved their drive and enhanced their performance. But when we paired participants with a less motivated individual, …

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Self Actualizer


In A Theory of Human Motivation, Abraham Maslow defines self-actualization to be “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 …

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