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As we approach lifestyle choices, it is useful to take a look at Maslow’s famous “hierarchy of needs” diagram. In his landmark 1943 study, Maslow placed lifestyle choices on an ascending scale of importance—from basic needs to peak experiences—that bring emotional satisfaction.
Approaching our lifestyle choices in this way can help us separate our needs from our wants. After the basic needs of food and water comes the category of shelter. Our home represents one of our basic needs, and the type of home we choose also potentially fills other needs higher up on the pyramid, such as self-actualization.
Source: Abraham H. Maslow, “A Hierarchy of Needs,” Psychological Review, 1943
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