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Make sure your decision supporter knows your values.
Talk about which values are important to you in this decision.
Talk about which values might be important to other people in this decision.
Make a list of the things that you value.
Make a list using pictures, words or sounds.
If you are logged in click on this link to record your values using the decision tool.
Values are the things that are important to you.
They are the things that you hold strong feelings about.
They are the things that you like. And the things you don't.
Values help you work out which option is best for you.
Values can be things you don’t think about very often.
They are just part of who you are.
Every person values different things.
You can value things - like money.
You can value actions, like kindness.
You can also value feelings, like love.
You cannot always touch the things that you value.
But values are very important.
Most people prefer to live a life that feels comfortable with their values.
Values show in how we act.
Do you feel stressed if you are running late?
Then you probably value being on time.
If you value being around other people then you may choose to live with others.
If you feel worried when it’s noisy you may value a quiet place to live.
Look at the next page to find out about the things you can do to get to know your values.