You have a set of personal values that motivate you towards a certain mission in life. Your values, are what you believe are important, in the way you live. Values can range from family traditions, to more everyday values in work situations such as punctuality and reliability, and then there are personal values that are psychological such as self-respect, kindness towards others and having a life purpose.
Everyone has their own unique personal values that guide them. You can see this in action when we consider successful people who are driven by their values and beliefs. For instance, someone whose value is to make a difference in people's lives would be drawn to becoming a counselor or teacher. Another person who might have values about children's rights becomes successful in a career of social work. On the other hand, if a person has strong family values, but works a 60 hour work week it is likely they will feel a lot of pressure and stress.
If your life focus is different than your core values you will feel dissatisfied and frustrated. It's important to ensure that your values determine your priorities. When you do things that aligned with your personal values you're feeling content and satisfied. Life goes much more smoothly when you identify your top values. When you become familiar with your personal values you can use them to make decisions about your life and lifestyle.
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