Personal Values Towards Life

Values play a very important role in knowing a person. A person’s values can be known through his personality and upbringing. Everybody believes in something that they know is right and things that are wrong. These values are based on an individual basis. What might be right for you may not be right for someone else. Your values decide in the way of your living and work. They help you decide priorities and also measure the way your life is turning out to be.

Personal values influence on the way you behave and on the way you approach your goal. Personal Values give you an insight of who you actually are and what do you want to become. When the way you work and your personal values match, you feel satisfied and happy with your life. Values help you keep yourself calm and peaceful.

Values are stable but since they are built on personal understanding and view they do not have strict limits or boundaries. Values keep changing according to the experience you face while moving with your life.

Here are some tips to help you define values

1. Remember Happy Times

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What is the use of following a personal value or trait if you are not happy following it? Make a mental note of all the times that made you happy. Find out the reason behind the happiness. Think about what were you doing, who all were involved and were there any contributions from various factors that made you happy.

2. Remember the Time You Were Proud

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Being proud is a natural human tendency. You tend to feel good when someone appreciates something good you have done. Remember the time what made you proud. It can be a personal life achievement or an achievement in your professional life. Analyze how you achieved the success. Would you appreciate if someone followed the same path that you did? Also think whether other people were also happy seeing your achievement and supported you.

3. Think About Times you Were Content

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Thinking about the times you were satisfied and content will make you feel better about the values. Being content will help you understand doing what made you feel satisfied. Was it by being honest, sacrificing or hurting others. (Peace of Mind Achieves Happiness)

4. Evaluate

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Knowing your priorities help you in building values. Write down all the adjectives that you feel you can relate to when you talk about yourself to someone. These adjectives make you known for what you are. Also think would you appreciate someone with the qualities that you possess and detailed as your priority.

5. Apply

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Evaluating and knowing what values you want to follow in your life is easy but the difficult part is to be able to apply them in practical life. It is going to seem impossible at the start but once you are determined strongly to follow them, you will have a feeling of contentment and satisfaction. Your attitude towards life will change and also the perception to view things will change in your life. (Positive Attitude as a Way of Life)

Personal values depend on your personal and cultural backgrounds. These values also depend on the social limitations that the society sets. Values of the people from the west may differ from values of people from the east. Personal values also depend on the people present around you. These values keep changing in accordance to the people you are, the place you live and your nature. Values spur high achievement and guide us to follow the right path. Personal values also give you a self analysis and shape your life into a beautiful way. (Gain Your Emotional Intelligence)

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Values can be a mission, a philosophy or a belief of an individual that he or she follows even while making decisions in everyday life. Values help you decide on which paths do you want go on. It keeps you away from the guilty conscience. You will not spend sleepless nights tossing on your bed thinking about something you thought was not the right thing to do. (Become a Winner of Your Life)

Personal values will also make you realize what your strengths are and whether you are able to adjust to the changes in your life. Also stepping out of your comfort zone will give you a different approach to your ambitions and dreams. You will become more aware of what do you want to do with your life and what are your expectations of life. It will also help you assess yourself in a better way. Improving your values is a continuous process.

Also remember just because your values are differing from some other person doesn’t mean that you are right and they are wrong. Respect every individual for what they think and what they believe in. There philosophies may be different from your philosophies. Keeping your laziness aside work hard and continue staying on your values and following them whole heartedly. You will definitely feel satisfies and contented with the result.

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