What Are Core Values?

What Are Core Values?

There are so many different kinds of people in this world. I mean, there’s over 7 billion people on this planet and we’re all unique.

So, what sets you apart from the rest? Core Values.

The answer to the mind bending question “Who are you?” lies within the answer of which core values you carry within yourself.

What values you hold basically tells the story of the kind of person that you are. It describes what you care about, what you value and what you are against.

Sure, it sounds like an easy question. But in reality? It takes time and patience to figure out this answer. 

I will help you through how to identify your core values and the benefits it can have on your life.

What is a core value?

Your core values are how you see yourself and how you perceive the world.

Essentially, it’s what you stand for and what you’re passionate about. 

For example, a few values one might have : 

  • Loyalty
  • Family
  • Spirituality
  • Love
  • Respect
  • Courage
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Confidence
  • Connection
  • Energy
  • Leadership

These are just a few of the many examples of values that someone may have.

As you can see, everyone has something that they live by in this world.

What are the benefits of knowing your core values?

Let’s say you identify what your core values are. An amazing benefit to this would be holding on to this value. It quickly becomes your purpose. It gives you motivation and drive to fulfill this need. Especially if this is a healthy, joyful, core value - it can bring so much love and abundance into your life.

Not only that, but it can also help keep you motivated and inspired. Knowing what you are on a journey to accomplish can help you when feeling lost. 

Knowing your values keeps you on track and helps you in making decisions in your life that would have otherwise harmed you or others.

How can you identify what your values are?

Identifying what your values are is not typically a choice. 

Analyze your life for a moment. Is there anything you hold close to your heart? Something that gives you joy once you pursue it and give it attention?

Use this moment to reflect on yourself and how you intentionally live your life. The choices you have made up to this point have all been because of the values that you keep.

Your personal core values are who you are, right now.

The more you pay attention to your values, the more it rewards you. It pulls situations and people into your life that reflect your values. Your life will feel more fulfilled and accomplished.

Final Note 

Be sure to take a moment every so often to check in with your core values. Make sure you are living your life honouring your values. This in return will give your life purpose. 

Knowing what your values are makes it easier to surround yourself with people who also honour the same values. 

Your core value is Honesty? Watch as you attract truthful, honest people into your life. 

Allow your core values to fill you up with inspiration to lead your best life. Let them guide you down the right path and motivate you to fulfill your dreams.

Sophie x 

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