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Fulfillment of oneself.
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the act or fact of fulfilling one's ambitions, desires, etc., through one's own efforts.
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Noun1.self-fulfillment - the fulfillment of your capacities
fulfillment, fulfilment - the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
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Chapters expand on the comparative perspectives of the case studies from the project and address methodological considerations in the use of comparative case studies; present regional case studies in welfare and religion in Northern Europe, Italy, Greece, and post-communist Europe; and discuss gendered and minority perspectives, particularly those of women in Germany, England, Sweden, and Italy in terms of Muslim women's shelters, reproductive health, and the tension between self-fulfillment and family obligations.
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Self-fulfillment and helping others are more important to me than money,' Pacquiao said.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 09 (ANI): Trekking is a mix of adventure, delight and self-fulfillment. The high-altitude treks offer a thrill-packed action - an experience that should not be missed at any cost.
This is not a matter of philanthropy, but rather of self-fulfillment --'enlightened self-fulfillment.'"
Dr Shezra also expressed Pakistan's commitment to earnestly working with members of the international community, for a future where 'no one is left behind' in the pursuit of self-fulfillment and prosperity.