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Shaping your personal values

Your values will not be fixed; they change throughout your life. While this process happens naturally, you can proactively decide to shape your values.

  • Confront your values to actual experiences. When you notice that you live differently to your value, consider whether your value really reflects the way you want to behave in the world.
  • Develop self-awareness. Accept that sometimes your values are at fault and you may have to replace it with a better value.
  • Actively question your values. You don't need to wait until experience contradicts your values. You can challenge your values at any time at a more abstract level.

The goal is to live a life of self-discovery.

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Discovering your personal values

  • A way to discover your personal values is to write a short personal essay about the values of the people you admire and how they align with your own values.
  • A second strategy is to pick six to eight values from a list such as adventure, bravery, compassion, creativity, family, free...

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The four personal value orientations

There are four different personal value orientations based on our "terminal values " - our desirable states of existence, and "instrumental values" - the means by which we achieve our end goals.

  1. Personal-competence. "I value wisdom (terminal), which I believe can...

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The transmission of values

Personal values can be ethical, moral, ideological, social, or even aesthetic. Values are mostly transmitted through parenting, but our cultural environment also plays a role.

For instance, American parents tend to value intellectual knowledge; Swedish parents value s...

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Good and bad values

A practical framework shared by Mark Mason is that good values are evidence-based, constructive, and controllable. This framework includes intellectual curiosity, creativity, humility, honesty, vulnerability, standing up for others and oneself.

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Our values

Our values

Our values are our preferences about what we consider appropriate courses of actions.

They strongly influence our decisions. Therefore we should take the time to consider what our personal values are.

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Live Your Values and Use Them

  • Use Your Values for Goal Setting. For each of your values, make a list of things you could do to put those values into practice. For example, if you wrote “Learning,” you could go back to college and do that degree you’ve always dreamed of. 
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Discovering Your Personal Values

Many adopt values from other pre-packaged sources, like a religion, culture, or legal system. But, by adopting a value system without reflection, you make way for personal values that cause conflict between your perceived beliefs and the actions you take.

To find your own values:

    Live Your Personal Values

    Live Your Personal Values

    Your values serve as an ‘inner GPS system’ that guides you through life, helping you make the right decisions and keeping you on track.

    Knowing and living your values will lead to a sense of balance, confidence and fulfillment.

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