Values

Values are an important aspect to understand in your DNA. It explains how we make decisions, why we get upset and many times it influences the direction we take in life.

Have you ever done a value exercise?

Here is a very easy, step by step process to determine your values.

Step 1. Look at this long list of values. Write down all of those you consider might be part of your core values. Of course all of these could be part of your life, but which ones do you feel influence you the most? You may add to the list if there are words you would like to add.

  • Family
  • Freedom
  • Security
  • Loyalty
  • Intelligence
  • Connection
  • Creativity
  • Humanity
  • Success
  • Respect
  • Invention
  • Diversity
  • Generosity
  • Integrity
  • Finesse
  • Love
  • Openness
  • Religion
  • Order
  • Advancement
  • Respect
  • Joy/Play
  • Forgiveness
  • Work Smarter and Harder
  • Excitement
  • Change
  • Goodness
  • Involvement
  • Faith
  • Wisdom
  • Beauty
  • Caring
  • Personal Development
  • This Too Shall Pass Attitude
  • Honesty
  • Adventure
  • Kindness
  • Teamwork
  • Career
  • Communication
  • Learning
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Quality
  • Commonality
  • Contributing
  • Spiritualism
  • Strength
  • Entertain
  • Wealth
  • Speed
  • Power
  • Affection
  • Cooperation
  • Love of Career
  • Friendship/Relationship
  • Encouragement
  • Pride in Your Work
  • Clarity
  • Fun-Loving
  • Charisma
  • Humor
  • Leadership
  • Renewal
  • Home
  • Be True
  • Contentment
  • Friendship
  • Courage
  • Balance
  • Compassion
  • Fitness
  • Professionalism
  • Relationship
  • Knowledge
  • Patience
  • Change
  • Prosperity
  • Wellness
  • Finances
  • Gratitude
  • Grace
  • Endurance
  • Facilitation
  • Effectiveness
  • Fun
  • Fame
  • Justice
  • Appreciation
  • Willingness
  • Trusting Your Gut
  • Giving People a Chance
  • Patience
  • Forgiveness
  • Self-Respect
  • Abundance
  • Reciprocity
  • Enjoyment
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Happiness
  • Harmony
  • Peace
  • Trust
  • Authenticity

Step 2.

Take them and see if they fit into similar categories. As an example, Trust, Integrity and Respect will many times fall into a similar category for many people. For someone else, Fun, Happiness, Enjoyment might fall in the same category. See if you can fit your values into 3-5 categories.

Step 3.

Choose one word to name your category. What will describe these values in each category the best?

Step 4.

Bring your list of values to the course/workshop

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