Abraham Maslow was the first psychologist to study peak experiences—that is, wonderful moments of…

Abraham Maslow was the first psychologist to study peak
experiences—that is, wonderful moments of joy and fulfillment, often
accompanied by a sense of oneness with the world. Subsequently researchers have
confirmed that people across the globe have peak experiences, often influenced
by their particular culture. Describe a peak experience in your own life with
reference to these questions: (a) How old were you when it occurred? (b) Who
was with you when it happened, or were you alone? (c) As best you can
determine, what “triggered” this moment of tremendous happiness? (d)What impact
did this
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Abraham Maslow was the first psychologist to study peak
experiences—that is, wonderful moments of joy and fulfillment, often
accompanied by a sense of oneness with the world. Subsequently researchers have
confirmed that people across the globe have peak experiences, often influenced
by their particular culture. Describe a peak experience in your own life with
reference to these questions: (a) How old were you when it occurred? (b) Who
was with you when it happened, or were you alone? (c) As best you can
determine, what “triggered” this moment of tremendous happiness? (d)What impact
did this experience have on your subsequent life? For instance, did it affect
your view of human existence or your relationships with others? (e) Do you
think that people can learn to have more frequent peak experiences? If so, how?

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