ACT Episode 8: Value Guided Living
This video concludes the ACT series with a focus on clarifying your values so you are able to direct your time and energy towards value guided living.
Note: The ACT video series is designed for the viewer to watch in sequence, so please start with Episode 1 and work your way through the series. Here are the links to each of the previous videos: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4,Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7
ACT Episode 8: Value Guided Living - This episode introduces the importance of clarifying your values and using your values to effectively navigate challenges in your personal and professional life. The video also explains the difference between being goal-directed versus value-guided, and offers suggestions for how to notice when you are out of alignment and how to gently self-correct so you able to take value-guided action.
This episode concludes the ACT series by summarizing the core skills of Acceptance Commitment Theory into a 6 word resiliency mantra to help you move from the initial upset of any difficult event towards calm, wise, effective, value guided action.
Acknowledge, Honor, Release... Relax, Reflect, Resolve.
This series is informed by the work of Dr. Russ Harris. Dr. Harris is a leading expert Acceptance and Commitment Theory. For more information read any of Dr. Harris’s books which include: The Happiness Trap; the Reality Slap; The Confidence Gap; and ACT with Love. Or check out the free resources on his website thehappinesstrap.com.
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