Needs Pagoda

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The Human Givens nine needs formulation can be developed further. The idea that all of these needs are equally important and equivalent in some sense and that they can be thought of as largely separate and distinct does not really stand up.

Human Givens Resources

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Having reviewed how well you are now getting your essential human needs met, the next step is to review your resources and capacities – that are guiding you (or not) to getting these needs better met.

Emotions not Thoughts

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Emotions come first and thoughts follow. This means that if you wish to heal mental distress, you must focus on the emotion and not thoughts.