Before strategy, let’s clarify two things:
Personal needs are . . .
things that enable you to be You. You need them to make the most of what God gave you.
Unmet personal needs affect us . . .
in a variety of ways, but mostly they keep us looping back to self-limiting patterns.
- No matter how much money someone makes, they’re always broke.
- Dating the same kind of person over and over.
Filling personal needs is a big and deeply personal topic. One blog post can’t do this important issue justice, but it can get you started.
Realize that your personal needs aren’t just ‘important’-they are essential.
Pick one personal need to start with. It need not be major, just something that, if you picture your life with plenty of this thing, you’d see something truly amazing.
- To be Accepted, Included, Appreciated
- To Accomplish, Achieve, Attain
- To be Needed, Useful, Liked
Identify the source of this need. Was it something you lacked as a child, is it the result of an important life event, is it culturally or ethically based? Knowing its origin will help you to accept it, respect it, and start doing something about it.
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