What motivated you to fulfill the need, and how did you fulfill that need?

Often we learn new concepts by applying them to our personal life. This week we examined needs, motivation, and emotions and related them to human behavior. For this activity, you will apply needs, motivation, and emotions to your own life. During this introspective phase of the week, work towards the value of appreciating the various psychological dimensions as related to your own experiences.
Write a one-page journal on your personal understanding and application of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. To achieve maximum points for content and analysis, the following elements need to be thoroughly addressed:
In one sentence, explain Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in your own words.
Describe a time when you had a need. What was the need and what emotions did you feel during that time?
What motivated you to fulfill the need, and how did you fulfill that need?