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What are 5 values you try to live by and appreciate finding in others?

Give your 5 values as a list [I love how Sarah Kay uses lists, I fell in love with listmaking to unblock creative block]

We are all guided by our values and beliefs, whether we conciously choose to
or not.

I come to TED because I feel this is a community who believes what I believe- as Simon Sinek would say (highly recommend his TEDx talk, "first why and then trust")

Being aware of what drives you is so very important to helping you live the most whole and balanced life you can.

A very valuable resource:

This will be well worth your time and all though you may know your values, it shows how you apply them in your life

  • Feb 27 2012: Truth
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    Mar 25 2012: I think of 7 classic human virtues:
    - temperance (self control, self minded, can control his/her emotions)
    - courage (can face problems, look for alternatives, persistence, resilience)
    - prudence (calm, patience, think before act, listen to other people)
    - justice (fair, equal, balanced, honest)
    - love (friendship, kindness, charity, mercy, compassion)
    - hope (optimistic, creative, thinker, faith, believer)
    - humility (altruist, not arrogant, not rude, "open minded", able to self change and grow)

    these are cross-culture, cross-religion, world applicable just by adapting to local language. You've asked only 5, but I have a hard time cutting 2 of the above list, sorry!
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    Feb 26 2012: Being open to ideas and experiences
    Loving broadly and deeply
    Learning and adapting continually
    Acting with integrity
    Being committed to using ones heart and gifts for service
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    Feb 27 2012: You might find interesting the list of the 12 PYP attitudes taught in pre school in IB schools:
    appreciation, commitment, empathy, enthusiasm, confidence, independence, cooperation, integrity, creativity, respect, curiosity, tolerance.
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    Feb 28 2012: You either have morals, ethics, integerity, and values or you do not. I have a sign over the door for my children and all of the family that simply states .... RETURN WITH HONOR .... The single most critical person in your life is the one who looks at you in the mirror each morning. Make him happy and honorable your life will be full and complete.
  • Feb 27 2012: My list:
    - love and compassion
    - confidence and independence
    - creativity and imagination
    - integrity
    - open mindness
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    Feb 26 2012: The habit of using logical approach, not feeling-driven.
    Having foresight
    Having a glib-tongue