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Using Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Recover Your Balance

  "Rebuilding from rock bottom begins by addressing basic needs, finding safety, fostering connections, building self-esteem, and unlocking personal potential—a journey of resilience guided by Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs." - Michael Corthell When life throws us into the depths of despair, it can feel overwhelming and impossible to regain our footing. However, by turning to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs , we can find a roadmap to guide us on the journey of recovery. Maslow's theory suggests that human needs can be categorized into a hierarchical structure, and by addressing each level in order, we can rebuild our lives and find a sense of balance. At the foundation of Maslow's pyramid lies physiological needs. These are the basic requirements for survival, such as food, water, and shelter. When hitting rock bottom, it is crucial to ensure these needs are met. Seek support networks , such as friends, family, or local organizations that can provide temporary assist