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I values and virtues that are most important to me are honesty, integrity, humility, respect, cooperation, accountability, empathy, fortitude, courage, inclusiveness and patience. I would love to be more outgoing, more courageous, have more confidence, act more than think, be inspiring, lead, especially when others’ are lost, stand up for myself and my cause especially when facing push back, and think faster on my feet.
Values & virtues: Honesty, faithfulness, trustworthiness, sense of humor, friendships, strong work ethic, compassion, substance-free, respectfulness.
The kind of person I would like to be: I would like to be an honest, hard-working (both at work and outside of work), trustworthy, funny, diverse, fun-loving, financially independent woman who instills the same values in my children. Someone who has developed strong long-lasting friendships with others. And is a faithful, trustworthy partner (if I were to find a partner in life). I would like to increase my diversity through more travel. I would like to be more present in the moment by focusing on whatever the present is, not thinking/worrying about personal issues while at work and vice versa and/or the past or future. I would like to take control of multiple things in my life that would allow me to lessen my feelings of being overwhelmed, including finances, health, living quarters, etc.
I aspire to grow in character and to share in relationships the fruits of the Spirit listed in Galatians 5:22-23 in the Bible -love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control – along with humility, respect/dignity, integrity, trust, faith, hope, peace, and truth.
I value quality relationships, a good support network, good communication, meaningful work, helping society/people, morality/ethics, achievement, excellence, functional expertise, intellectual challenge, smart, motivated colleagues, personal growth and development, balance of teamwork and independence, variety and creativity, time freedom/work-life balance, responsibility with accountability, productivity with manageable stress.
I would like to live out my calling with a sincere love and generosity of spirit that flows out of my relationship with God, and like the sentiment written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh in her book, The Gift from the Sea: “I want first of all…to be at peace with myself. I want a singleness of eye, a purity of intention, a central core to my life that will enable me to carry out these obligations and activities as well as I can. I want, in fact – to borrow from the language of the saints – to live “in grace” as much of the time as possible…an inner harmony, essentially spiritual, which can be translated into outward harmony…I would like to achieve a state of inner spiritual grace from which I would function and give as I was meant to in the eye of God.”
I aspire to be someone who with given experiences, talents, and expertise, can best share those with other folks, all in a positive, collaborative, supporting environment. I purport to be an authentic person and best work and support with those of the same mind. I also look for diversity. I have a great number of interests and like to spend even a minimal amount of time on each one. However, I don’t see anything wrong with that; it is diversity and putting our time into a multitude of activities that keep us inspired.
I strive for excellence, to always put my most excellent effort toward all that I do, and not have it confused with perfection. I value honesty, integrity, compassion, generosity, and a strong work ethic.
I believe that all that we gain through life experience, education, skills, talents, special gifts, intelligence and even mistakes should be shared with others to bring a benefit toward their lives. Rich friendships that allow us to be accepted for who we are and support the uniqueness in each of us, laugh often and much and bring out the best in each other.
Values/virtues: Honesty, integrity, faithfulness, respect for self and others, hard-working, caring, unafraid to take chances but not reckless, responsible, compassionate, generous
My ideal self would not be frozen with indecision on what path to choose. I would be confident in my abilities to tackle whatever issue came up. I would instill the values/virtues that are important to me (and my husband) in my children so they grow up to be productive members of society. My ideal self would find a balance between planning for the future but yet worry/fret over what I have no control over. I’d be present in the moment and enjoying life with my children and husband. I’d look back on my life with no regrets.
i love to be the boy that can make his father proud, a husband that is respected and loved, and a father that can make my children choose to follow and excel further then the generations before. i would love to be a man of leadership and inspiration where i can help uplift and grow businesses and leaders to think different and help make better there surroundings.what i value is people, and the gifts that everyone posses, helping others overcome obstacles and people helping me overcome my own.
The ideal version of me…. physically in reasonable shape, 170 lbs. . Eating very healthy and alcohol occasionally.
Working for a non-profit or not, in a position of organizing events, public relations, with clear expectations of me defined
along with a window for creativity. Being really good at that position, with a chance for recognition. Having a really happy marriage
and a good support system of friends. Being grounded in who I am and able to stand tall through life challenge.
I most value open and HONEST dialogue and COMMUNICATION with other with both/all parties presenting really LISTENING to each other and presenting their
feedback/thoughts/ideas in a KIND and RESPECTFUL way. I value INTEGRITY in doing what you say to someone what you will do.
I value being PROACTIVE in one’s relationship building.
Describe the ideal version of You: I am the ideal version of me right now, physically healthy (197 lbs, came from 239 lbs), eat 5 meals a day, mentally (sharper, seasoned, thinker, open minded) and spiritually (meditate daily), generally up beat, positive and motivated, making time for family discussions and events (ensuring offspring is happy, developing character, making positive contributions to society and themselves).
Who would you love to be? I would like to find my place back in the workplace, contributing ideas, collaborating, driving requirements, solving real pain points and growing the company and sharing in its success. I was just layed off, so on the hunt for my next career in product marketing with an innovative company that values its workforce and efforts that lead it to success
What do you value most? Discipline, effort, patience, integrity and confidence. Other traits I value are being humble, kind and honest
I would be in great health, physically, emotionally and mentally. My physical exercise program will be regular. I will have attained a taste for food that is good for me, not simply food that tastes good now. I will not harbor resentments.
I would love to be a reader and be able to escape into books for periods of time; To be one who gives back through volunteering and sharing. I value most of all God who has seen me through this far in spite of me…then my 16 years of sobriety, without which I would not be here looking to reach my next level. Inner peace, honesty, and great relationship with friends and family are of high value to me. I also value the ability to be independent and self-sufficient without being selfish and stuck up.
I would love to be someone who is not consumed with anxiety and depression; who is realistically optimistic and not worried about the future. My ideal version of myself would be someone who is not afraid to take chances and to venture into the unknown. I would love to be able to connect with people on a deeper level.
I value courage, persistence and creativity in the face of adversity. I value striving to be the best version of myself, even if that version is not readily apparent.
Describe the ideal version of You. Who would you love to be? What do you value most?
Less self conscious, more relaxed, I would like to use my gifts. I have musical talent and it gives me joy to share that with others. I’ve been blessed to know some profoundly spiritual people. They are grounded, calm and joyful. This is something I’m striving for.
The ideal “ME” is strong and buff like Rocky Balboa, intelligent like Albert Einstein and insightful like C.S.Lewis. But, fear not, I am still mortal.
In truth, I am the “Ideal Me” right now. Crumb, who else COULD I be—not to mention that there is no one better qualified to be ME than me!
Yet, I want to be able to play more. I want to stomp in mud puddles, fly space ships, and eat ice cream until it melts on the floor. I want to stay up all night and fight monsters in the closet. I want to be a leader.
The ideal me, is ready to make someone chuckle…er…groan especially on a cloudy day or lock my fingers together to boost someone up on a ledge toward their Mt. Everest. The Ideal Me jumps up and down at someone’s success.
Oh, though to grow with more focus, more courage, and less pencil sharpening. And to work out my faith more tenaciously.
The ideal version of myself would be one of confidence, strength, integrity, empathy, and compassion. I would love to be the leader that is known for being honest, direct, and supportive of all people no matter their role. I value most honesty and integrity. You can always work out any type of problem when the person you are dealing with is honest.
I value honesty, laughter and friendships. I value the time we are given in life, the brains and drive I’ve been blessed with, and the God-given talents I have yet to share. My ideal version of me won’t worry about spending money, won’t have any regrets, will laugh often, and be able to relax and enjoy life more fully.
The ideal version of me is strong, confident, independent, organized, active, nurturing, fun, easy going, family oriented, sensitive, compassionate, and willing to take more risks to get the things I want from life. I would also take more time to continuously improve and grow my professional skills.
I value quality time with family and friends, a job well done, independence, honesty, respect, inclusion, making a difference in the life of others, seeing results, laughter and having fun, my health and safety for myself and the people I love, and spending time outdoors trying new adventures.
I would love to figure out a way to be less sensitive, and to not internalize things so much that I let other people easily upset me.
Ideal version of me: Annie Hall-like – smart, witty, classy dresser, funny, loving and nurturing. Financially stable and free. Interesting and interested.
What I value most: honesty, integrity, spontaneity, professionalism, reflective time on a warm sunny beach. Family and deep friendships/partnerships. Amazing conversations.
My ideal version of me would be healthy and happy accomplishing things that I feel joyous about. So that would include working on something meaningful to better lives of people, animals, or the environment. I love being active and outdoors, creating, brainstorming or finding the solution to something. I like interacting with people when there’s honesty, integrity and joy in what we’re doing. I would be going to whatever location I feel it is important and doing what I see needs to get done, respecting others around me, interfacing with them to find solutions or have fun. I can take the lead easily but be respectful to the people around me and acknowledge when someone else has a better idea. I value honesty, integrity, compassion, respectfulness, humor, determination, passion, empathy, humility, inclusiveness and patience.
I value integrity, empathy, humility, respect, meeting commitments, and compassion. The ideal version of me is:
1. Someone with the previous mentioned values who easily builds rapport, connects with people, and forges life-long friendships.
2. Someone who gives back to their community.
3. Someone who makes a difference.
4. Someone who isn’t afraid of walking the path least traveled.
5. Someone who inspires others.
My ideal version of me would have self-confidence, strong intellectual powers and great style.
I would love to be Beryl Markham (1902-1986); she became the first licensed female racehorse trainer in Kenya and was the first woman to successfully fly across the Atlantic from east to west.
What I value most is justice, altruism, independence.
Lately I want to make sure I am a person of integrity, someone that keeps their word, and their promises – any & all of them. So that can apply to paying the phone bill on time – I promised if I got cell service for a month, I would pay them. They did their part, why do I need to wait another month before I get it done? Or worse pay late fees so I haven’t kept my promise & I’m being fined for it. It is all bad energy. And while this might seem small – I think everything is connected – how we do anything, is how we do everything.
I really value honestly & vulnerability – nothing is sexier than being authentic. I want to know who someone really is, feel safe showing who I am. Hearts open & there is no judgement, just love & compassion.
Making sure to inject fun wherever I can
Spoiling the nieces and nephews
Right paced; not constantly pushed to the brink of exhaustion
Aiming for meaningful goals and completing them
Speaking my wisdom
I want to be healthy, physically and financially fit. I would love be a person that is of service to others, a volunteer in a needed area, a better sister and wife. I want to be successful in my career and fulfillment as a writer. I value my family most. Respect, compassion, generosity of time and affection, and honest communication are important to me.
I would be much more self confident. I don’t want to be arrogant but I want to feel in control of my life. I value honesty, integrity. Be what and who you stand for. I want to stop being avoidant and self sabotaging. I want to stand tall.
I would like to continue to be a person with integrity, and keep relationships with long lasting friends. I value spontaneity, creativity.
I hope I develop more patience. Hope I can emulate my mentors like Adi in inspiring others to take up the difficult road.
Describe the ideal version of You. Who would you love to be? What do you value most?
The ideal version of me…
Powerful through intention to make this world better–especially for poorly loved youth/elderly/mentally ill
Vigorous in making a contribution to others
A great listener
Calm and centered. Actualizes a daily practice of spirit (like meditation)
Able to provide supportive, loving responses when asked for guidance from others
Healthy, fit and strong–lovingly able to focus more on my physical health
I would like to be…
A person who lives with integrity, love and who never shirks the duties of family/friendship/community
Happy most of the time
Always learning; reading, movies, writing, listening, being a student of the world
I will be in my 70’s by then…I’d like to be one of those older folks who people are inspired by 😉
Prosperous, enough that I can feel safe, secure and have abundance to share with others
What I value most…
I value the just treatment of others/a society that believes in equality, diversity and inclusion, nature, authenticity, integrity charity-especially when it begins at home, and hope
I see myself (eventually) on a small sunlit property somewhere near a smallish town (TBD) in Northern CA. There is a modest home, with out-buildings for tools and chickens and a bee yard for our honey bees, goats seem to be appearing recently (who knows) and a big luscious garden. Inside is a homey farm kitchen, an office filled with up-to-date tech, a comfy bedroom for George & i and a guest room. And a catio (that’s an enclosed patio for cats) for beloved Savannah cats, Leo and Madeline. I see all this, plans and decisions starting to be sorted during the next 2-3 years while George & I secure work to add to our nest egg as we hope to live into a ripe old age. It would be a hoot to be those interesting old people who live down the way…”let’s stop by and visit them…they always enjoy company.” I see myself putting out the honey sweetened lemonade while the neignborhood kids check out the bees, goats, etc. I will be involved in volunteer and community activities (of course!). Maybe some animal rescue in my future…we’ll see on that one..
Meanwhile near term, both my partner George & I are looking for consistently rewarding work that both utilizes our talents as well as provides challenges and growth opportunities. Growth in my case not necessarily upward in management or responsibilities (been there, done that) but rather in skills, ways of contributing and a reasonable comfort level on a day to day basis. Comfort for me equating to having developed the resources and know how to handle not only the usual types of requests but also being able to confidently accept challenging tasks and projects with the attitude of I can get that done! (even if in my own mind I am thinking that I don’t exactly know how…but I’ll have to get busy and figure it out). Probably never get completely over those butterflies when breaking new ground…but I’m used to that.
I value compassion and commitment. I work not to judge others. I embrace diversity and will support that in my ideal world. I strive to live a consistently healthful lifestyle and to be at ease with the inevitable changes of aging. And to bravely accept what adversity comes my way. And to be present to help others as much as I am able. My ideal self will use good judgement when helping others, understanding what is the right effort and when I do not have the capacity to help, forgiving myself and moving on.
I would be at peace with the past, confident in my skills, comfortable with aging and committed to something bigger than myself.
I value integrity, respect, humor, empathy, humility, service and compassion.
The ideal me would stop trying to fix me and better celebrate my uniqueness. We are all perfect as we are, just as we were born, but we’ve colored our lives thru the filters we call experience and thru judgments made along the way.