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# IDENTIFYING YOUR CORE LIFE VALUE (CLV) IN FIVE EASY STEPS !

Step I : On a scale of 1 to 100, rate the accuracy of each
statement (100 being the highest value), i.e. indicate how “true” each statement is for you in your own life. In order to be happy, I have to feel… 1. accepted by others 2. appreciated by others 3. loved by others 4. complete 5. understood by others 6. believed by others 7. needed by others 8. in control 9. heard by others 10. important 11. included by others 12. free 13. protected by others 14. recognised by others 15. connected to others 16. respected by others 17. valued by others 18. _______________________ _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _/ 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _/ 100 _/ 100 _/ 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 _ / 100 __ / 100

Step II : Now, A) transcribe the five statements with the
highest values from Step I then B) read them once more* and rate them again on a scale of 100 (100 being the highest value).

A) I am happy when I feel * :
1. ________________________________ 2. ________________________________ 3. ________________________________ 4. ________________________________ 5. ________________________________

B)
_ _ / 100 __ / 100 _ _ / 100 __ / 100 __/ 100

* In order to help you identify the statement with the highest value for you (i.e. your CLV), you may close your eyes and recite slowly (either out loud or in your head) the five statements, one at a time. Take the time to focus on your body’s sensations and self-awareness, and see if one of these statements resonates more strongly within you. If one -or two- of these statements appear stronger, you have identified your CLV.

attempt to identify the difficulty or the fundamental problem with the statements in Step III. Difficulty / Problem: _____________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ .Step III : The statement with the highest value (out of 100) contains your Core Life Value.: I can only be happy if I feel _________________________________________ (by others).e. * Core Life Value also called «What Makes Me Tick» (in French. the Most Sought After Good) Concept and theory developed by Yvon St-Arnaud. Pastoral Counsellor (Saint Paul University) Systematic exercise in five steps developed by © Luc Dumouchel (2005-2006) counselling@lucdumouchel. but that’s okay too) ! Now. OMI. Step IV : Now. the «difficulty» in Step IV) : I am happy when I _________________________________________________________________________________ .com . Transcribe it below : I am happy when I feel ____________________________________________ (by others).e. you have now your true path of life which will help you achieve happiness! It will be useful to follow it faithfully on a daily basis. try to eliminate the element of (emotional) dependency within the statement (i. i. Great. Step V : Super! You guessed it (…or maybe not.