Re-Vamped Goals Categories

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As I told you in Monday’s post, I liked the expanded and updated version of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. As a refresher, the updated eight categories are:  Biological/Physiological, Safety, Love and Belongingness, Esteem, Cognitive, Aesthetic, Self-Actualization, and Transcendence.

I’ve combined a few of them so here are the five categories I’m keeping: Biological/Physiological, Safety, Love and Belongingness, Esteem, and Transcendence.

I found that the Cognitive and Aesthetic categories were interspersed among the other categories, which is why I eliminated them as stand-alone categories. For instance in Cognitive I had self-development goals.  I found I’d repeated what I put under some of the Esteem and Transcendence categories.  With the Aesthetic category qualities such as beauty, comfort, and a peaceful environment I had already included in several other categories.  And, to me, Self-Actualization went hand-in-hand with Transcendence so I combined those two categories.

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How about you? Have you found that you’re combining categories–or are you adding categories to your goals?  Let me know in the comments below!

Please pass this along to a friend. Thanks!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,

Lauren

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