Health is the first core need – and one of the foundations. When we are in good health, and taking time to look after ourselves, we are generally more resilient to stress and bounce back from adverse life events. Taking care of ourselves is also an important part of self worth – by treating our bodies … Continue reading Core needs – health
Personal growth and meaning are pretty big needs, though not necessarily as immediate as health, home and money. When we have our personal growth needs met, we generally feel fulfilled and stimulated. Similarly, when we have a sense of what our meaning or purpose is (whether that is children, work, religion, hobbies or family), we … Continue reading Personal growth and meaning – What does it have to do with gambling?
Most people have some need for social interaction – even if that is a quick chat with our bus driver, or a phone call from a friend or family member. All of us have different ‘needs’ for social interaction – very low (one or two friends or acquaintances) to very high (many different friends and … Continue reading Social & group belonging and gambling