Mark_A - 8:06 am on Jul 6, 2010 (gmt 0)
weeks: Maslow can be misleading and confusing. People are not really wired that way, his approach has more or less been discredited over the years.
Oh I disagree. The OP hairycoo has got the basics covered, food clothing shelter and also got some of the higher requirements covered and now is seeking a meaning for it all, it fits the Hierarchy of needs very well. You only seek meaning (self actualisation) when you have the basics covered.