Incredibly Powerful Conversations

(Richard Millington) #1

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There are two kinds of social environments. Those which are autonomy-supportive and those which are autonomy-thwarting. You experienced plenty of thwarting environments in school. You were pressured to act like everyone else. You couldn’t be too smart. You couldn’t act the way you really wanted to because you would suffer social consequences. You were controlled by teachers…