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THE FIRST TWO INDIVIDUAL SKILLS: BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF AND TRUE TO OTHERS

Being True to Yourself means understanding your values, goals, and emotions. But that’s just the starting point. Beyond being aware of your values, it means living in accord with them. Beyond having goals, it means figuring out how to achieve them. Beyond merely being aware of your emotions, it means managing them.

The following tips are for clarifying your values and goals, and managing your emotions.

GETTING IN TOUCH WITH YOUR VALUES

Step 1: Who are the people you most admire? They might be alive or dead, or people you know personally or through your reading. What do you admire about them? What values do they live by? Which of their values do you most relate to? Take ...

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