where I feel like I’m having to pretend to be someone else. How this plays out in my life, especially in the aspect of career, is that I struggle doing work I don’t believe in and isn’t aligned with who I am.Authenticity forces me to intensely evaluate why I’m doing what I’m doing and strive to do work aligned with my beliefs.
Both values are good, but if not articulated and discussed it could be a point of high conflict if the responsible person likes consistency and persistence, while the risk-taker likes changing things up and going for the impossible.
() And it’s hard to un-wire 18 years of being shown how to talk and listen to others in family situations.
Sure we’re not our parents and we can work to change our communication habits.
I’d describe core values as beliefs that are fundamental to how you are wired, guiding your actions, thoughts, plans, and purpose on this earth.
We all have values that direct us and help us make decisions – problem is most of us have never articulated what those values are.