When It Feels Like You Have Zero Autonomy, Try This

podcast May 26, 2022

Autonomy - or lack thereof - is something that comes up a lot when physicians don’t feel satisfied in their jobs, but what if we have more agency than we tend to believe?

While there are certainly things we can’t control in our jobs, we do have autonomy and the power to choose in many areas.

Ultimately, we have a lot of choices and the power to exercise them.

How do we change our perspective on autonomy?

In this episode, I’m going to share how to focus on the autonomy we do have.

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • Why we’re not powerless
    Are there places where we have more direct control than we think?

  • The limiting belief that makes us feel powerless
    When we believe we have zero autonomy or agency, are we giving our power away?

  • How to own your autonomy
    How do we start acknowledging and exercising our authority?


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