list of personal values

Below is a comprehensive list of 148 personal core values. I compiled this list of personal values by comparing other examples of values lists from many sources. I wanted to make sure I had a personal value list that was broad and all-inclusive. This core values list is organized in alphabetical order. This page supports my article: Personal core values assessment: Success and fulfillment begins with determining what you value in life. Download a printable PDF version of the list of values.

List of Personal Values

  • Accountability
  • Achievement
  • Adventure
  • Ambition
  • Assertiveness
  • Art
  • Balance
  • Beauty
  • Belonging
  • Boldness
  • Calmness
  • Carefulness
  • Challenge
  • Change
  • Cheerfulness
  • Commitment
  • Community
  • Compassion
  • Competence
  • Competitiveness
  • Consistency
  • Contentment
  • Contribution
  • Control
  • Cooperation
  • Correctness
  • Courtesy
  • Creativity
  • Curiosity
  • Decisiveness
  • Democracy
  • Dependability
  • Determination
  • Diligence
  • Discipline
  • Diversity
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Ethics
  • Elegance
  • Empathy
  • Enjoyment
  • Excitement
  • Equality
  • Excellence
  • Expertise
  • Exploration
  • Expressiveness
  • Fairness
  • Faith
  • Fame
  • Family
  • Fitness
  • Focus
  • Friendship
  • Financial security
  • Freedom
  • Fun
  • Generosity
  • Goodness
  • Grace
  • Happiness
  • Hard Work
  • Health
  • Helping others
  • Honesty
  • Honor
  • Humility
  • Improvement
  • Independence
  • Influencing others
  • Ingenuity
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Insightfulness
  • Intelligence
  • Integrity
  • Intuition
  • Joy
  • Justice
  • Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Legacy
  • Love
  • Loyalty
  • Making a difference
  • Mastery
  • Meaningful work
  • Minimalism
  • Money
  • Nature
  • Openness
  • Order
  • Originality
  • Participation
  • Perfection
  • Personal growth
  • Personal time
  • Physical challenge
  • Pleasure
  • Positivity
  • Power
  • Practicality
  • Preparedness
  • Privacy
  • Problem solving
  • Professionalism
  • Prudence
  • Public service
  • Purity
  • Quality
  • Recognition
  • Relationship
  • Relaxation
  • Reliability
  • Resourcefulness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Results-oriented
  • Risk-taking
  • Security
  • Serenity
  • Self-care
  • Self-control
  • Selflessness
  • Self-reliance
  • Sensitivity
  • Serenity
  • Service
  • Simplicity
  • Spirituality
  • Spontaneity
  • Stability
  • Status
  • Strength
  • Structure
  • Success
  • Support
  • Teamwork
  • Thoroughness
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Timeliness
  • Tolerance
  • Uniqueness
  • Unity
  • Usefulness
  • Vitality
  • Wealth
  • Wisdom

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