We all know the basic survival needs for humans are things like food and nutrients, Oxygen that is required to break down nutrients for energy, water for metabolic reactions, etc.… I am not referring to these basic needs; I am speaking of 5 main life’s essentials that humans need to feel alive and vibrant!
Many equate their livelihood to money and wealth. Others think of their careers as the defining element of their existence. Few more believe that health is more important than wealth. Nevertheless, It is something that is always thought about.
After months of research, I came up with these five essential universal needs that drive the essence of human behavior. We all need those five essentials; however, the order we value those needs determines our life’s direction.
5 Main Life’s Essentials No One Told You About
No 1: Security and Comfort
Certainty and security give us the feeling that we are in control. With this certainty, we can comfortably predict what is coming next. That sense of comfort is essential in creating peace and avoiding the pain and anxiety of the unknown’s stress.
Our risk tolerance stems from how secure we are in our survival mechanism. We are willing to take the magnitude of risk in life, albeit in a career path, relationship commitments, investment portfolio, or even in our daily routines. Risk-taking gives you the flavor of variety and the much need for uncertainty in life that builds character and makes life worth living.
No 2: To Love and Be Loved
Love is the fuel of life; it’s what we all strive for and need the most. Love is unconditional. It can be gratifying, and sometimes it wounds you. But we all pursue LoveLove, and we try to love as much as we can to feel alive and nurture our spirit. Love is an essential need of the soul.
When we find Love, whether it is a spouse, a friend, or a family member, such as a child or a grandchild, we genuinely feel fulfilled.
No 3: Feeling of Importance or Uniqueness
Humans strive to feel consequential, special, unique or needed. Some try to get significance by having more problems than everyone else — others by being more spiritual.
Others think spending a lot of money can make you feel important, likewise spending very little and always brag about their bargains. Many will pay for anything that makes them feel special, unique, or outstanding, anything that makes them stand out from the crowd.
No 4: Growth – An Important Life’s Main Essential
It is a common belief that if I am not growing, then I am dying. Growth is vital in relationships, businesses, and knowledge. It is best to believe that you are continuing to grow.
Push yourself to do more than was comfortable or you ever thought possible. Growth will allow you to experience real fulfillment because you will have something of value to give.
No 5: Charity and Giving
The fulfilled living is about giving! Life is not just about getting what we want; it is about our community; it is about all of us. Giving is sharing, sharing of yourself. Share the good news with a friend or a loved one. Sharing enhances any experience.
Giving and sharing allow you to have a meaningful life that stems from giving, not getting. Furthermore, giving has a long-term happy effect, much longer than the happiness you experience when you receive it.
Conclusion: 5 Main Life’s Essentials
Go on, thinks of which one of the five items listed above is essential to your life. Order the principal life’s essentials to best suit your priorities. Try to work on each one in the order you see fit.
Enjoy life, live it to the fullest, and remember you only live once.
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