THE AUTONOMY OF LIFE MEANING CHOICE AND PERSONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING
Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus
In this paper the theoretical and empirical material analyzed the relationship of autonomy of life meaning choice and personal psychological well-being. Substantiates the idea of extrinsic determination as a functional and genetic property of the life meaning, reflecting a measure of autonomy-heteronomy of personal choice. The results of empirical research demonstrating the functional non-optimality and crisis caused by potential of the extrinsic meaning of life.
Keywords: meaning of life, personal autonomy, psychological well-being, life meaning choice, life satisfaction, meaningfulness of life, life meaning crisis.