What's Are Your Top 5 Values?
Values are not goals. Goals are targets. Values are the base upon which we run our lives
Values are how you see the world, what you see as important, what you believe
The important thing to know is that when we have strong, positive values, they will be integral to our achieving what we want in this ☝🏻 life we get.
2018 is the year of truly new beginnings. 2017 was a wake up call regarding my health and what I was placing priorities on, to help me identify what truly was important to me.
On a business trip, my flight was delayed and of course wandering the gift shop, I browsed the books and one just happened to catch my eye. Smart Couples Finish Rich, by David Bach and not that I was looking to "finish rich," but I thought why not, let's give it a read. And within the first few chapters It really did hit home some primary things. One being, what are my core values in life. Start there first, and the wealth will follow. So before all else, define what your values are in life, and ask yourself if you are devoting the time and effort towards achieving those values. It came with a chart as seen above to help you put pen to paper what does values are.
Print it and write on it, because they say when you actually put pen to paper is when you actually commit to something in your brain and your heart and take action.
So here are my top 5 values (in no particular order):
Really not that surprising, but at the same time surprising. I think I always knew it in my heart, but I ignored a lot of warning signs of how I wasn't as happy or satisfied as I could be. Hence, one of those items is helping others, and this is part of the reason why I wanted to do this blog. I want to help others find the value and passion in themselves and to ACT on it. It could just be something they do in day to day life, or how to succeed in the corporate world or to build more confidence. It first starts here.
So think about it 🤔, and see if you are living life that truly represents what you value most.