The great motivator Anthony Robbins gives great insight into how and why people achieve and reach fulfilment.
Six Goals to Fulfil Human Need
1/ Certainty - security
2 /Uncertainty- variety and surprise
3 /Significance - we all need to feel significant
4 /Connection and Love - intimacy, friendship
5 /Grow - you must grow to have something to contribute
6 /Contribute beyond ourselves.
To Grow and Contribute enable us to reach spiritual fulfilment.
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