When we are constantly under the pressure to “perform” and “present”, it is crucial to create space to check in with what really matters to us. Personal values are essential in the pursuit of greater joy and the self-defined identity.
Today, resist the pull of looking to possessions, status and even your “intentions” to determine your worth and the “rightness” of your choices. Instead, simply ask yourself, “What is the impact I’d be proud to pursue?”
When it is all said and done, whether it goes well or not, what will you still be proud to say you committed yourself and your actions toward.
Remember, your personal value is not determined by the assessment nor validation of others. It is a factor of your own truth. The truth that no one can access but you. The truth that is born from your hopeful expectation rather than the predictability of your outcomes.
Guarantees are not required for you to be free. They are not necessary for you to be full. They are not essential to you being you. So, today pursue the impacts you desire most. And then…