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Wellness Works: May’s theme is integrity

May 4, 2022

Integrity is about having a moral compass and set of values that we live by in words and actions.

Brene Brown says integrity is, “Choosing courage over comfort, choosing what is right over what is fun, fast or easy, and choosing to practice our values instead of just professing them.”

How do we do that? We need to be champions of our own beliefs.

This is not always easy and can be hugely impacted by situation and personal circumstance, among other things. Integrity requires courage. Sometimes it will mean speaking up to interrupt something we know is hurtful or harmful. Other times it may mean opting out of something that you feel is wrong.

That’s okay. The important thing is to act and live in a way that honours your personal integrity and models it for others. In doing so, you will not only build your own character and well-being, but you will also have an impact on those around you.

Here are some ideas for your household to bring the idea of integrity into your spaces:

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