“We have three innate psychological needs – competence, autonomy, and relatedness. When those needs are satisfied, we’re motivated, productive, and happy.” – Daniel H. Pink
“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without: to follow one’s own path, not that of the crowd.” – Nicholas Tharcher
“The first step away from being manipulated, and towards a more autonomous outlook, is to stand back from a set of responses and think.” – Jonathan Glover
“There’s something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.” – Drew Barrymore
“You can be a thousand different women, it’s your choice which one you want to be. It’s about freedom and sovereignty. You celebrate who you are. You say ‘This is my kingdom.’” – Salma Hayek
“Boundaries are the lines we draw that mark off our autonomy and that of other people, that protect our privacy and that of others. Boundaries allow for intimate connection without dissolving or losing one’s sense of self.” – Amy Bloom
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. – Coco Chanel How Happy Whole Human are you? Click here to take the quiz!