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Improve Myself

Improve Myself

The third of my ten core values is self-improvement. Where happiness and honesty were easy to define, I’ve found improvement to be difficult. Living up to these values is a form of self-improvement, so it’s hard to see where I can be specific enough to act. Struggling with what to do, I turned back to the inspiration for my value, the 10 Buffer Values. Under Have a Focus on Self Improvement, they list: 1. You are conscious of your current…

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Be Honest

Be Honest

The second of my ten personal values is honesty. That means being honest with myself as well as with other people, and being as transparent as I can be without hurting others. Honesty is one of those things that’s intrinsically good. Just like dishonestly is evil and the blurry middleground plain sucks for everyone. Measurement and Analysis How can you track honesty? What does honesty mean? I’ve had a good look and there are not many apps tied in to…

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Be Happy

Be Happy

The very first personal value I came up with when I tried to list the ten values that I wanted to live by was happiness. It’s the first of my values for good reason, happiness is everything. If you’re not happy, what’s the point? You could have everything except happiness and you’d know it. So where better to start? Measurement and Analysis How can you tell if you’re happy? How happy do you need to be to consider yourself happy?…

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