Category: Autonomy

Relationship Management: Winning Friends and Influencing People!

Are you feeling disconnected and unimportant in your social circle? Do you want to learn how to build genuine relationships and increase your influence in all areas of life? Look no further than Dale Carnegie, a renowned author and lecturer in self-improvement, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. His timeless masterpiece, “How to

Your Genes Determine Opportunities, Not Your Destiny!

Have you ever felt like your genes have predetermined your fate in life? Perhaps you’ve thought that because of your family’s history of health issues, you’re destined to suffer the same fate. The truth is, while our genes do play a role in shaping our predispositions, they do not solely dictate our

Conquering Adulthood Needs Self-Control and – Awareness

Going on the voyage of adulthood can often feel like setting sail into uncharted waters as we move through the unpredictable seas of life. Along the way, we encounter storms of change, rocky shores of uncertainty, and hidden reefs of emotional turmoil. In “Mastering Adulthood,” psychologist Lara E. Fielding provides a compass

SMART: Not For Qualitative Goals!

Are you looking for ways to improve your communication skills, become more mindful, or build stronger relationships? If so, you may have heard of the SMART goal framework. This popular tool is often used to set and achieve specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound objectives. However, SMART goals may not be the

Rethinking Socialisation for Introverted Self-Determination

Self-determination is a crucial aspect of personal autonomy and empowerment. It involves making choices and decisions based on one’s preferences and values. However, introverts often face unique challenges in achieving self-determination, as they tend to be more reserved and inward-focused. In this discussion, we will highlight why self-determination is often more difficult

Basic Human Needs for A Well-lived Life

As human beings, we all desire to lead a satisfying and meaningful life. Over the years, numerous theories, movements, and philosophies have been developed in an attempt to uncover the secret to achieving this goal. Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is one such theory that can assist us in our search for personal growth

The Clash of Paternalism and Autonomy at High Schools!

In high schools, the tension between paternalism and self-determination can create a complex dynamic that significantly impacts the development of young adults. Paternalism, which is often associated with the traditional authoritative structure of the educational system, can lead to strict discipline and a one-size-fits-all approach. At the same time, self-determination autonomy represents