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What is the difference between right and wrong?  How are you affected by success or failure in your life? hand hearts How do you deal with the realities of life and the challenges of our quick-paced social, media and technology world?  What Life Principles have you internalized and incorporated into your daily activities so that you have a better quality of life?

What are Life Principles?

Life Principles are universal laws which are changeless and if they are at the center of your life, they will make the quality of your life much, much better.  A moral rule or belief that helps you know what is right and wrong and that influences your actions is a Life Principle.

What are the benefits from having Life Principles?

They are numerous and unlimited and include some of the following:  Flexibility; Trust; Love; Courage; Effectiveness; Positive Energy; Pride; Creativity; Self-esteem and Confidence.

What are the Life Principles you live by?

It is important to reflect upon, appreciate and choose what is important to you and the life you want to live.  It is even more important to choose Life Principles which support your beliefs of family, friends, work, home, spirituality, community, relationships, self-awareness, education, happiness and helping others.

What are some important Life Principles? 

  • Contribution
  • Integrity
  • Reciprocity
  • Positive expectations.
  • Being what you seek.
  • Connectedness
  • Love
  • Self-Discipline.
  • Moderation
  • Patient Persistence.

What’s one final thought about Life Principles?

Remember to choose your Life Principles before someone chooses them for you!


Written by:  Janet Wasko Myers, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Ohio State University Extension, Clark County, myers.31@osu.edu

Reviewed by:  Kathy Green, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, Clark County, green.1405@osu.edu


Time and Life Mastery – Putting First Things First, Developed by Kurt Utterback, Presented by Communicate Institute Training and Development in partnership with Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio, Graduate courses for teachers, WEB:  www.communicateinstitute.com/

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