things fully, vividly, selflessly. Throw yourself into the experiencing
of something: concentrate on it fully, let it totally absorb you
is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and
need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth):
Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
the self emerge. Try to shut out the external clues as to what you
should think, feel, say, and so on, and let your experience enable
you to say what you truly feel.
in doubt, be honest. If you look into yourself and are honest, you
will also take responsibility. Taking responsibility is self-actualizing.
to your own tastes. Be prepared to be unpopular.
your intelligence, work to do well the things you want to do, no matter
how insignificant they seem to be.
peak experiencing more likely: get rid of illusions and false notions.
Learn what you are good at and what your potentialities are not.
out who you are, what you are, what you like and don't like, what
is good and what is bad for you, where you are going, what your mission
is. Opening yourself up to yourself in this way means identifying
defenses--and then finding the courage to give them up.