What Are The Differences Between Principles Vs. Values?

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What’s the difference between principles and values?

You hear both words thrown around a lot, but not everyone is clear about what either of them are and how they differ. 

Values and principles are both critical to our understanding of human behavior and its consequences. 

And while the two often get confused, they’re not the same.

So, how are they different?

And where do they come from? 

Read on to see why any of this matters. 

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15 Wise And Timeless Words To Live By For Your Yearly Mantra

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You probably know someone who has chosen a word or words to live by for the new year. These positive words become their mantra for the year.

  • “This year is all about _____.”
  • “My power word for the year is _____.”
  • “Every day this year will begin and end with ____.”

The inspiring words resonate so strongly with those who have chosen them that a whole year feels like hardly enough time to focus on them.

Words have so much power to inspire motivation and actions for a better life.

But the key is choosing the right words that ignite your dreams and remind you of the bigger reasons for your actions.

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List Of 600 Personality Traits

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If someone asked you to describe your own personality, could you do it?

It’s hard to have a true perspective on your own personality traits and how you express them in the world.

If you’ve never taken a personality test or read much about your personality type, you probably rely on the feedback you’ve heard about yourself from others about your personality traits.

“He’s really outgoing.”

“She can be argumentative.”

“He’s always uptight.”

“She has such a calm demeanor.”

We take these descriptions and use them to help us craft what we believe to be our “personality.”

Also, over time we learn things about ourselves — our preferences, how we behave in certain situations, and how we interact with others.

If we pay attention to our words and actions, we can assimilate and recognize more traits that make up our personalities.

In general, personality consists of the recurring patterns of thoughts, emotions, characteristics, and behaviors that make a person unique.

It arises from within each individual and remains fairly consistent and permanent throughout life.

Research suggests that personality types are also influenced by biological processes and needs.

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How To Get Your Life Together

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Do you ever feel like your life is spiraling out of control — as though you’re running around in circles with no clue about what you’re supposed to be doing?

We’ve all been there at some point in our lives, and it’s an unsettling, painful place to be.

When you’re caught in this trap of confusion, it feels impossible to take the first step to extricate yourself.

But that’s the thing about life — it’s overwhelming and difficult, but at the same time it presents you with a unique opportunity to gain clarity as you grow and evolve.

If you’re feeling stuck and want to make some changes, these 25 strategies show you how to get your life together so you can feel confident and happy again.

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Great Philosophical Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves

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For those moments when you want to discuss life, the universe, and everything, we bring you this list of philosophical questions.

May they lead to countless deep, engaging, and enjoyable conversations.

Whether you’re feeling pensive, flirty, mischievous, or just bored with your daily routine, you’ll find philosophical questions in this list that are perfect for the occasion.

And once you start asking them and thoughtfully considering the answers you receive, your life will never be the same.

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13 Science-Backed Reasons It’s Normal To Talk To Yourself

Is it weird to talk to yourself? You’ve seen the looks. You’ve heard the whispers.

You know some of your coworkers have expressed concern (or annoyance). Are they right to? 

You’re not just saying random one-liners, after all.

You’re having conversations with yourself.

And folks are acting as though you’ve crossed the line from quirky to certifiable. 

The thing is, talking to yourself helps you in ways your critics clearly haven’t discovered yet.

So, how do you sell them on the virtues of “thinking out loud”? 

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14 Ways To Understand Yourself Better

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Just when you think you have a pretty good handle on what makes you tick, you catch yourself doing something freakishly out of character?

Or is it? Maybe you don’t know yourself as well as you thought?

Maybe the weirder part of you is still a mystery to the part of you that runs the show.

In any case, your inner weirdo keeps showing up.

And you don’t know whether to make peace with it or show it who’s boss.

(And what if the weirdo is actually the boss of you?)

So, what can you do to understand yourself better? Here are some thoughts.

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7 Ways Your Choices Have Consequences

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How do bad decisions affect your life? Do you look back to a time before a particular decision and wish you could go back and choose differently?

While not all of your choices have negatively impacted your life, you sometimes wonder why a single ill-advised choice should hold so much power. 

Some choices affect more of your life than others.

But every time you face two very different options, your choice is likely to impact one area of your life more than others. 

How does that work? Read on to find out. 

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