MORE IDEAS FROM "Who Am I?": The Ultimate Guide to Personal Values
Your values are extensions of yourselves. They are what define you.
Many state the values they wish they had as a way to cover up the values they actually have. Instead of facing who they really are, they lose themselves in who they wish to become.
Achieving success in life is not nearly as important as your definition of success.
If your definition of success is horrific, then working harder, setting and achieving goals, and disciplining your mind all becomes a bad thing. You cannot talk about self-improvement without also defining your values that accompany it.
Good values are:
Bad values are:
Values are the fundamental component of our psychological make-up and our identity.
We are defined by what we choose to find important in our lives. We are defined by our prioritizations. If money matters more than anything, then that will come to define who we are.
Values are a part of us. They highlight what we stand for. Values guide our behavior, providing us with a personal code of conduct.
When we honor our personal core values consistently, we experience fulfillment.
Dwelling in regret and despair over the past mistakes and failures isn’t productive.
Use the same energy to realize and move forward with your dreams. Use your limited brain cycles wisely. Forgive yourself.
Select your top six to eight values. Some of these values may change as you face new situations.
Examples of values: financial security, compassion, health/fitness, nature, accomplishment, creativity, dependability, loyalty, beauty, bravery, gratitude, love, connection/relationships, learning, leadership, survival, self-preservation, security, adventure, family, work, success, calm, freedom.
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