Principles and Values

To fulfill the purpose of life, there are principles and values that can guide us on our path. In some form or other, these principles and values have all been regarded as important and valuable by almost all cultures on Earth throughout the ages.

[TBD: Elaborate on each value]

Values

Values related to resilience

  • Positive attitude
  • Patience
  • Persistence
  • Determination
  • Optimism
  • Courage
  • Daring
  • Resourcefulness
  • Maturity

Values related to self management

  • Self awareness
  • Personal sovereignty
  • Responsibility
  • Effective thinking
  • Self confidence
  • Temperance
  • Balance
  • Diligence
  • Self discipline
  • Long-term thinking
  • Accountability
  • Cleanliness
  • Orderliness
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Accuracy
  • Punctuality
  • Clarity
  • Focus
  • Brevity
  • Eloquence
  • Effectiveness
  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Initiative
  • Proactivity

Values related to emotional needs towards the self

  • Self love
  • Fun
  • Playfulness
  • Diversity
  • Lightness
  • Flow
  • Celebration
  • Autonomy
  • Freedom
  • Self expression
  • Learning
  • Self development

Values related to kindness

  • Positive attitude to others
  • Politeness
  • Respect
  • Toleration
  • Fairness
  • Friendliness
  • Reliability
  • Giving
  • Generosity
  • Consideration of others

Values related to connection

  • Authenticity
  • Honesty
  • Collaboration
  • Trust
  • Compassion
  • Empathy
  • Forgiveness
  • Understanding others
  • Acceptance of others
  • Peace
  • Friendship
  • Closeness
  • Openness
  • Reciprocity
  • Community
  • Fraternity (brotherhood and sisterhood)
  • Loyalty

Values related to wisdom

  • Knowledge
  • Intelligence
  • Thinking out of the box
  • Curiosity
  • Creativity
  • Humility
  • Open mindedness

Values related to development

Values related to transcendence

  • Meaning
  • Spirituality
  • Beauty
  • Aesthetics
  • Humor
  • Appreciation
  • Serenity
  • Love
  • Faith
  • Inspiration

Ideals

  • Happiness
  • Harmony
  • Truth
  • Security
  • Liberty
  • Stability
  • Independence
  • Success
  • Individuality

Principles

  • Learning from diverse sources (not adhering to any particular source or dogma).

Exercise
  • What are the values which are most important to you?
  • How are you implementing them in your life?
  • What difficulties did you encounter when trying to implement them?
  • What do you think could help you overcome these difficulties?