The Importance Of My Values

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“It’s not the plan that’s important, it’s the planning,” Dr. Gramme Edward’s words helped me realize how the process of planning helps to set a goal to work towards while the plan to get there is just a rough sketch. I want to use this life priorities paper as an opportunity to learn more about myself and use it as a rough guideline to achieve my aims and goals in the years to come. For as long as I can remember, I recall my parents, my teachers or my mentors, emphasizing on the fact that I should develop strong values and live by them. With the help of this paper, I would like to have a closer look at what my values actually translate to. I know that; family, relationships, happiness, religion, economics stability and many others …show more content…
I come from Pakistan, where family is considered one of the most important part of one’s life. Before coming to the U.S, I wasn’t a huge believer of the concept of family, however, these couple of years living away from my family has made me realize, how important family is to me. Whatever I have today and all the resources that lead me to where I am today is because of the hard work of my parents. I used to take all the love and support I got from my family for granted, however, meeting more people and absorbing their lifestyles at college made me realize the importance of my family. This importance of family leads to my other value, which is the importance of maintaining good relationships. I believe that if I am able to empathize with others and I there for them in their good an bad times, if not most, at least some of the people, with whom I had good relations with, will be there for me during my ups and …show more content…
I highly believe that, for my sanity and self-esteem, success is crucial for me. Obviously, I don’t expect myself to be successful in every task I participate in however, I don’t believe I need to be decently successful in most of the task I take part in to continue to have confidence in myself. In addition to success, economics stability does hold a lot of weight in my life. I want to be able to provide my future family with a peaceful and stress-free. By that I mean I am able to provide for them and have enough financial stability for my family to be able to pursue their dreams and aspirations without worrying about the finances. While my values help me set general guidelines for my life, my interests are the ones that will help me shape a live to live by these values. Over the past few years, I have noticed the problem-solving tendency within myself. I like to work towards improving things and improvising them. In addition to problem solving, traveling interests me as well. I want to be able to travel to new places, learn about them and try to immerse in new cultures and traditions. These interests are what I want to help me find the right career for me and help me meet new people and develop new

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