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To have autonomy
- To be autonomous
- To have self-sufficiency
- To have a sense of control over what happens in one's life
- To be a causal agent in one's life
Autonomy has notable effects on one's brain in relation to flourishing.
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Subjective measures include the following self-assessment questions:
- Overall, I feel I have autonomy in life.
- I have been autonomous in my work and daily activities.
- I have been feeling self-sufficient in my life.
- I have had a sense of control over what is happening in my life.
- I have been a causal agent in my life.
- I have been feeling a strong sense of agency in my life.
- I have not been feeling as though my life is out of my control.
Try to measure your autonomy weekly or at least monthly.
Ideally every human should
- Have a strong sense of autonomy and control over what happens in life
- Be self-sufficient
- Be a causal agent in life
- Understand personal potential for autonomy
- Track autonomy weekly and/or monthly
- Set weekly and/or monthly goals based on personal potential
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