The Scene

Describe a time you failed to live according to your values in the very recent past (today or yesterday)

The Motivations

What type of other motivations were active for you at that time? Note that not all of these categories of motivations may be significant, so you may skip some categories.

Meeting Expectations:

Setting Expectations:


Internalized Norms:

The Value

Describe the value that was being blocked: (Write gratuitously, and then delete after)


  1. Is the value part of living the good life, or does it lead to the good life? You want the first option.
  2. Get rid of superfluous parts in your value description.