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How deep are your roots?


I found this in a magazine and had to share!
Here we go:

Do you have a strong sense of who your are and what you believe in? Are you easily uprooted by beliefs and opinions of others or do you stand strong and tall for what you hold true? Can you bend and sway in the wind without compromising your integrity?

Each tree that stands tall and strong in the forest lends its support to neighboring trees.

It’s important to take time to identify the core values and beliefs that help to drive your behavior and thoughts. Often dissatisfaction with life or a difficulty in decision-making comes from either not being clear about your values or not living by them. Sometimes this is because people are unsure about their beliefs or haven’t delved deeply enough into who they are. Others may be living with inherited values-from guardians or peers-that either never did or no longer belong to them.

Identifying your core values

Without thinking too much, using a stream of consciousness, write your response to the following questions.
Jot down as much or as little as you feel you want to. For each, imagine having, doing, or being those things in as much detail as possible.
What would you see, hear, and feel? What’s so good about it? What would it give you?

What do you have/want to have that’s important to you?

What do you want to do?

Who do you want to be?

To help get you started, here are a few examples or core values:

  • Achievement
  • Adventure
  • Authenticity
  • Authority
  • Balance
  • Boldness
  • Challenge
  • Citizenship
  • Community
  • Compassion
  • Competence
  • Contribution
  • Creativity
  • Curiosity
  • Determination
  • Fairness
  • Faith
  • Fame
  • Fun
  • Growth
  • Happiness
  • Honesty
  • Humor
  • Influence
  • Justice
  • Kindness
  • Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Love
  • Loyalty
  • Openness
  • Optimism
  • Peace
  • Popularity
  • Power
  • Recognition
  • Reputation
  • Respect
  • Security
  • Self-Respect
  • Service
  • Spirituality
  • Stability
  • Status
  • Success
  • Trustworthiness
  • Wisdom

This helped me out a TON! It helps me to figure out what I really want for myself.

I hope you enjoy this post & I hope it helps!


2 responses to “How deep are your roots?”

  1. Curiosity is a key part of my foundation for approaching the world, and I see that as tying into open-mindedness and acceptance.

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    1. Very intersting!
      Thank you for sharing❤️

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