Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Abraham Maslow developed this model to show the importance of meeting the body's needs in order to achieve self- actualization. Explore each stage below for resources and more information.
The feeling of fulfillment and realization of one’s potential. The desire to accomplish everything that one can and to become the most that one can be.
Our feelings of self- confidence and self worth; including the desire to feel valued and respected by others and having a good reputation.
Our need to feel loved, connected, and that we belong to a social group: friendship, intimacy, trust, and acceptance, receiving and giving affection, and love.
LOVE & BELONGING
The need for a safe, predictable environment that supports emotional security, financial security (e.g. employment, social welfare), law and order and health and wellbeing.
Basic needs for human survival: air, food, drink, shelter, clothing, warmth, sex, sleep.