The Benefits and Drawbacks of Having an Internal Locus of Control

Mastering Your Fate: Benefits and Pitfalls of an Internal Locus of Control

Patrick Karsh
4 min readMay 18, 2024

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An internal locus of control is a psychological concept where individuals believe that they have control over the events and outcomes in their lives. People with an internal locus of control attribute their successes and failures to their own actions and decisions, rather than external factors or luck. This mindset can have profound effects on various aspects of life, including personal…

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Patrick Karsh

NYC-based Ruby on Rails and Javascript Engineer leveraging AI to explore Engineering. https://linktr.ee/patrickkarsh