It is very easy in a consumer-driven, capitalistic society to both lose our focus and to lose track of the things most important in life. Instead of forming our own values and being true to them, many of us adopt the desires thrust on us from advertisements and cultural pressures. We have no idea what our true values are and we have no idea of what is truly valuable. One way to connect with your sense of what is vital to you is to write out a list. While you may find it difficult to live by your true values, with commitment, intent, and careful evaluation you can make a start down he road to a better and more purpose-driven life.
Read the full article here: On Remembering What’s Most Important
Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.