7 Great Values You Should Live by


Did you know about important values you should live by? If you want to live life without regrets you need to learn these values and teach others, especially if you are a parent. As a mom, I know there are a lot of things I should instill in my child’s heart and mind. There are plenty of good characteristics, morals, and most important values we all need to live by and here are a few of them:

1. Appreciation

Appreciation is one of the most important values every person should live by. Sometimes it can be difficult to show appreciation, but there are many tips on how to do it. To live a happy life you should always appreciate what you have. Using manners and smiling show appreciation. I teach it to my child – to appreciate everything in life since she is blessed every day.

2. Respect

Respect is another important value to live by. While I teach my child to respect everybody, I also teach her to respect herself first. I believe especially now in our generation it’s vital to teach our kids to respect themselves because when they respect themselves others respect them too.

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3. Faith

Even if you are not religious, having faith is important. For me and my family faith is very important because we all believe in God, and when something isn’t working out right or doesn’t seem to go our way, we don’t forget to have faith. People who are not religious should have faith in themselves and in others, and to stay positive no matter what.

4. Honesty

You should be honest not only to others but to yourself as well. After all, it’s great to be honest, and share those feelings and thoughts. It’s being honest to yourself, your belief and everything you stand for. One of the things to keep in mind when being honest is to think of other people before yourself. Often people don’t love the truth, which is why you should always think twice before telling anything.

5. Forgiveness

For me, forgiving is a difficult thing. But I know that it’s important to forgive and move on. Why is it so important? Negative thoughts can harm your health and make your life miserable. I personally can forgive, but I can’t forget. If you are like me you should learn to forgive and let go, and never hold grudges. Your life will be much happier, I promise.

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6. Patience

Patience is something that I struggle with every single day. Being a mom and a woman who is trying to make her career can be a little overwhelming and I know that I must be more patient. In fact, teaching patience is a wonderful value. It’s great to know that the best things certainly come to those wait, you just need to work toward it.

7. Belief

My mom taught me this, and I continue to do it for my daughter. I really think it’s good to believe in other people and their aspirations. There’s nothing better than rooting for someone you love to achieve their goals. When you believe in someone, it’s a good support for them, remember it.

Now, you see there are a few most important values you and your family should live by. What are values you and your family live by? Please share your thoughts in the comments section.