Self-actualization is one of the needs in Maslow's hierarchy
of needs.   It is important to define self-actualization.  
Self-actualization is an important concept in psychology.  What
is self-actualization?  

Self-actualization Definition:

    Self-actualization reflects personal growth in which we
achieve our true potential.

Self-actualization Example:

      A person may realize that he or she has the ability to write
and decides to write a novel.  The decision to write the novel
can be viewed as reflecting the need for self-actualization.