The six core needs

Do you know the six core needs all humans share?

Only six you might say? Well when you boil, it all down you will have at the most four core emotional needs, but you get six to choose from.
The six are;six core needs

  • Certainty
  • Variety
  • Significance
  • Love and Connection
  • Growth
  • Contribution
Every one of us will be motivated by having our core needs met somehow, whether that’s met in a positive resourceful way or a self-destructive way doesn’t matter. We will meet those needs.
For an example; if you are a person who has “variety” as a core need, you would likely struggle to do routine things like the 9-5 work routine, doing the same gym routine for weeks at a time.
When I say “Groundhog Day” you’ll know what I mean.
Routine tasks are called “Chores” for you. If you go on holiday it would be an adventure rather than a
pre-planned guided tour.
On the other hand a person who valued “Certainty” would love the routine of a safe job with regular routine hours and a guaranteed superannuation payout at the end.
So the questions are;

Your Six Core Needs

  • What are your core needs?
  • Are they being met in a resourceful and sustainable way?
We all endeavor to meet our core needs one way or another. Our work, our relationships, our hobbies, there’s many ways we will either be successful or not at meeting those needs.
If you’d like to find out more I have a great way of discovering your core needs and evaluating how they are being met (or not) and ways you can improve on meeting them.
If you like to find out more go to My Discovery Session and book a time.