Life Values

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Debbie Hadley
5/20/13
Period 2

Life's Values

Values are beliefs of a person or social group n which they have an emotional investment. They are many different values that people have and they all tend to have different opinions on them. I feel that having values in life is such an important thing. I believe that having values, beliefs, and principles in life are all tied together in helping face life's challenges and reaching happiness. My top three values I believe in are establishing relationships with others, valuing one's self, and living your life being honset.

My personal values start with establishing relationships. It is something I truly value. Relationships are the way in which two or more people are connected. The relationships that we make in life all seem easy to forge but they are always hard to maintain. I feel like having relationships with people throughout your life is key to reaching happiness. It brings a great feeling knowing that there are people out there in your life that truly do care about you. It is a nice to know that there will be someone there to pick you back up when you need it. Finding those loving relationship with people is something that Jane faced in her life in the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. She never truly had the relationship with someone who truly cared. However she reached her happiness when she finally did get that relationship when she found her long lost family members. This is only one example of many more which show how establishing relationships with others is key to happiness. I can say that within this year of my life the relationships I made with people is something I will cherish for the rest of life. I may never see majority of these people again but I am happy that I got to know them. They were there for me when I was in time of need and my friends will always know how to show me a good time. Without these relationships, I know for a fact I would be less...
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