How well do your actions align with your values? Often there can be a disconnect between what we say our priorities are and the choices that we are making on a daily basis. That misalignment can lead to frustration if it keeps us from achieving our goals.
But it might also reveal that we’re not being entirely honest with ourselves about what we value. Whether we choose to adjust our priorities or our actions, bringing them into alignment will make us happier and more successful.
Looking at how we spend our time can help us be more intentional about making choices that support our goals.
It can also help us be more honest with ourselves about what we value.
Aligning our actions with our priorities can help us be happier and more successful in realizing our goals.
Giving yourself permission to reevaluate your goals is often an important step in this process.
Lab Experiment (Click here to download)
- Make a list of the things that are most important to you in life, your values and priorities.
- Make a list of all the ways you spend your discretionary time
- Notice whether your actions are aligned with your values.
- What can you do to bring them more into alignment?