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Values: A Closer Look “Values are fundamental principles that guide our lives and serve as standards for our conduct. Some independently choose values for themselves and others allow their environment to choose their values for them.” Do my values change? What we value develops from “relatively simple, immature states toward more complex, wider ranging, more balanced states.” What is fundamentally important to us may not shift as much as why and how much it is important to us.
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Values: A Closer Look Why pay attention to my values? “If our values are continually before us, we are more likely to think before we act.” “We can choose our actions based on principle instead of reacting to our emotions and circumstances.” “It is easier to be congruent when we are clear about our values.” “Practice of values builds a wall of safety”
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Benjamin Franklin on Values “We stand at the crossroads, each minute, each hour, each day, making choices. We choose the thoughts we allow ourselves to think, the passions we allow ourselves to feel, and the actions we allow ourselves to perform. Each choice is made in the context of whatever value system we’ve selected to govern our lives. In selecting that value system, we are, in a very real way, making the most important choice we will ever make…Since the foundation
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