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Character Claims

PSX_20160329_144456The following list of statements make a starting place for thinking about how we live our lives. The list is heavily influenced by those created by Dr. Leah Davies).

  • When things are difficult, I work harder.
  • I’m the kind of person who encourages my friends to do better.
  • People know they matter to me, because I really listen to them.
  • When I’m feeling down, I help myself feel better by remembering the good things in my life.
  • I work out my problems without hurting myself or others.
  • I can work toward my long term goals even and ignore distractions.
  • I treat people with respect.
  • I am authentic; I will not talk behind someone’s back.
  • I know that rumors and ridicule can cause people real pain.
  • I am honest; I will not cheat or steal.
  • I make a difference by giving people my help.
  • Even when I’m frustrated, I use self-control.
  • I’m a responsible person; I do what I say I will do.
  • When my plans don’t work out, I think of a new way.
  • I’m patient with people because I don’t know what their life is like.
  • I do not give up; I keep trying.
  • I like to get to know people who are different from me.
  • My friends trust me because I’m honest.
  • I look for what is good in others and I say what I like about them.
  • I buy only what I need and I save my money.
  • I have the courage to stand up for people who are bullied or teased.
  • I am a good person no matter what anybody does or says.
  • I make smart choices and think for myself.
  • I do what’s right no matter what everyone else is doing.
  • Mistakes help me improve.
  • My appearance is not as important as how I act.
  • I know that, if I’m going to have real friends, I must be kind.
  • I think about my choices and then choose what is best for me.
  • I will change what I can and accept what I cannot change.
  • I treat people the way I’d like to be treated.
  • I am someone who can make a difference.
  • People can tell who I really am by what I say and how I say it.
  • I respect the hard work and sacrifice of the people who teach and care for me.
  • I treat others the way I want them to treat me.
  • I am a grateful person.
  • I don’t try to be someone I am not.
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