Leading a fulfilling life is a subjective concept, and what brings fulfillment can vary from person to person. However, there are some general principles that can help you pursue a fulfilling life. The first step is to clarify your values.
Understanding your values means figuring out what is most important to you in life. It's like knowing what you believe in and what makes you happy. Think about the things you care about and what kind of person you want to be. Maybe you value being honest, helping others, being creative, or always learning new things.
Once you have an idea of your values, you can decide what is most important to you. You can think about how your actions and choices match up with your values. Sometimes, you might realize that you're doing things that don't really match with what you believe in. That's okay! It's a chance to make changes and do things that make you feel good and true to yourself!
Your values can change as you grow and learn more about yourself. It's important to keep thinking about what matters to you and adjusting your values if you need to. And when you have to make decisions, you can use your values to help you choose what feels right. That way, you can live a life in accordance with your values that makes you happy and fulfilled.
You’ll get there if you start today. But you have to be willing to get to know yourself.
P.S. This was originally sent on June 11, 2023. Sign up today for Daily Emails and get our free OCD resource: Unstuck.