Define self-actualization using your own words and supporting it with a reliable supporting it with at least one reliable source, either from the library or from the textbook
In this week’s readings you had the opportunity to study and explore personality development as viewed in the humanistic school of thought. In this assignment, you will be examining the life of a famous person and identifying components of self-actualization in their life.
This week you will complete a 2-3-page expository paper investigating a famous person from the list provided, and examining their journey toward becoming fully functioning and self-actualized. You will use a minimum of two peer-reviewed sources from the library in addition to the textbook and provided biography.
Give a brief overview of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
Define self-actualization using your own words and supporting it with a reliable supporting it with at least one reliable source, either from the library or from the textbook.
Select one of the following individuals (below), read the related biographical article and provide a brief introduction to the background of your selected individual, appropriately using quotes and paraphrasing when needed to support the facts.
Examine the selected individual and apply at least 3 characteristics of a self-actualized person to their life, giving examples and supporting the applied characteristics with a reliable source.
14th Dalai Lama
Pettinger, T. (2018, February 1). Dalai Lama biography. Biography Online.
Balmer, R. (2020). Billy Graham. In Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica.
Pettinger, T. (2019, November 3). Clara Barton. Biography Online.
Pettinger, T. (2018, February 13). Biography Nelson Mandela. Biography Online.
Pettinger, T. (2020, February 9). Confucius biography. Biography Online.
Pettinger, T. (2011, February 10). Bob Geldof biography. Biography Online.
Pettinger, T. (2017, March 3). Helen Keller biography. Biography Online.
Michals, D. (2015). Sojourner Truth. National Women’s History Museum.