Basal Needs are the Theory of Balanceology’s designation of human nature’s base, initial, beginning, and/or early needs. Basal needs are those entry-level needs that are the footage, and set the stage for our deeper and higher needs that follow. Basal reality needs pertain to our Self-directed Needs and Belonging-directed Needs:
Self-directed Needs (Me-Needs) —> detailed in Chapter 12.
1.) Safety/security Need, 1.) Worth Need, 2.) Empowerment Need, and 4.) Enjoyment Need.
Belonging-directed Needs (We-Needs) —> detailed in Chapter 13.
1.) Interpersonal Belonging-Need, and 2.) Social Belonging-Need