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
Self-actualization reflects personal growth in which we
achieve our true potential.
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.
My book, Finding Meaning (third edition)
contains ideas about finding meaning in life,
adversity, and work.