The Importance of an Aligned Life

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My intention with each of these posts is that you’re challenged to interrupt the noise and routine in your life, just for a moment, to think more deeply about what really matters in life… your relationship with yourself and with others in your professional and personal life.

Action Summary

  1. Get clear on your personal values, beliefs and principles
  2. Make an assessment on how aligned your daily actions and habits are aligned with your personal values, beliefs and principles

The WHY:

Being ‘aligned in life’ is central to your ability to bring more trust into your life – the confidence for self-trust, the courage to trust others, and the combined competence and character required to earn others’ trust.

How well are your actions aligned with your personal values, beliefs and principles? How aware are you of your personal values, beliefs and principles?  How well are you aligned to intentions that will improve the lives of others?

An aligned life is also a life where your relationships are aligned and supportive of your intentions, aspirations, values, beliefs and principles. How confident are you that you have well aligned relationships?

It’s often said (I’m not sure of the original source) that the people you mix with are a direct reflection on who you are and who you will become.

When you consider your truth about you, your strength of character and this sense of an aligned life, would you say with confidence that you are the person you need to be to earn your own self-trust, and just as importantly, to earn the trust of others?

Let me finish with this quote from Albert Einstein who said:

“When you examine the lives of the most influential people … you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature, and only then with their physical selves.”

Albert Einstein


My best to you for now and remember when you intentionally improve the life of others in your professional and personal relationships, you set up the power of reciprocity … what you give out, you get back.

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