Abraham H. Maslow's Self-Actualization Characteristics:
Accept their own natures.
Are spontaneous and natural.
Are deeply democratic in nature.
Like privacy and tend to be detached.
Focus on problems outside themselves.
Exhibit strong ethical and moral sense.
Have close but limited number of friendships.
Are independent of their cultural and social environment.
Prefer a philosophical rather than a hostile type of humor.
Have efficient perceptions of reality and are comfortable with those perceptions.
Dr. Maslow identified the following historical figures as potential models of self-actualization: