self-actualize


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self-ac·tu·al·ize

(sĕlf′ăk′cho͞o-ə-līz′)
intr.v. self-ac·tu·al·ized, self-ac·tu·al·iz·ing, self-ac·tu·al·iz·es
To develop or achieve one's full potential.

self′-ac′tu·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
self′-ac′tu·al·iz′er n.
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Idealistic projections begin when the call to self-actualize becomes stronger and deeper, usually starting right before or during midlife.
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Unlike his younger self, who went to great lengths to preserve the "life" of his stillborn older sisters, this obstacle suppresses the writers ability to fully self-actualize, which he does not shy away from considering.
Students who begin to self-actualize their own role in the community through this type of relationship also begin to view themselves as valued members of society.
It just makes it too hard to learn and self-actualize.
Thus, when Thakkar counsels the sportsperson, he asks them to self-actualize.