Intrinsic (motivation)

Personal / internal reasons to do something. Relatedness, Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose are examples of this.

  • Relatedness : social connection to others.
  • Autonomy : freedom / agency to act as you wish.
  • Mastery : achieving something such as learning a new skill.
  • Purpose : three variations.
    • A sense of direction, such as goals or story lines / narratives.
    • feeling that you are involved in something with greater meaning (Epic Meaning).
    • Altruism (selfless acts for the benefit of others).