SIXHUMAN NEEDS(after Anthony Robbins)Volker Balluedercb consulting - www.volkerballueder.com
1 CertaintyPeople want something of value in life andsomething that gives them comfort.This can be anything from comfort food, acouch at home, a cigarette, anything making usfeel safe.Anything making us feel good.
2 UncertaintyWe also look for variety in life.We look for something unexpected to happen.Positive change or being unsure if thingshappen or not.Situations that get us out of our comfort zone.
3 SignificanceThis is about degrees or recognition for doingsomething.Being important and feeling acknowledged forsomething we have done or achieved.
4 Love/ConnectionWe all want to be loved.Something that gives me a hug, a strongfeeling or someone you feel strong about.Deep connectivity to someone or something.Love.
5 GrowthFeeling valued and getting the feeling that yougrow.Getting the feeling that you are not wastingyour time.Emotionally. Spiritually, Intellectually growing.
6 ContributionGiving beyond expectations.Going beyond the usual to help others.Part of a club, charity or donating money, doingsomething good for society.
SummaryAnthony Robbins suggests that if three of sixhuman needs have been met, it is an addiction.That can be positive as well as negative.If you smoke: met 1 - 3 - 4?If you go to gym: met 1 - 3 - 5?