This blog is the first of a series of articles on inclusion and belonging and our BRAVE Cultures(™) model. You can read the second post in this series here.
Maslow was wrong: physical safety isn’t at the base of the needs pyramid: belonging is. Without belonging, the animal body knows there is no hope for safety.
An existential fear arises when we try to differentiate. We betray ourselves to belong. We abandon our own selves to belong.
Too much…too loud…too emotional…all the things.