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acceptance

Accept self and others for who they are.

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Who am I?

It's a colorful world we live in. We are one of the colors in a sea of many!  We are different!  we are tall or short, with maybe red or black hair, freckles? Maybe...To realize this is the only body we were born, we must first learn to accept our self, within and without and to accept the all of others.

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Bravery

If part of your brain is focusing on failure then you aren’t using your full potential on the task at hand. Trust in yourself and put your entire soul into whatever you are doing.

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Compassion

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The meaning of compassion is to recognize the suffering of others and then take action to help. Compassion embodies a tangible expression of love for those who are suffering.

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Caring

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dilligence

Diligence—carefulness and persistent effort or work—is one of the seven heavenly virtues. It is indicative of a work ethic, the belief that work is good in itself.

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dilligent

noun

1. noun. constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind. 2. the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person

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To simplify where to start, which character trait is appropriate for what age, or which child we have arranged an alphabetical order of good traits to ultimately build/stack to create the proper alignment and curvature of our spine, our backbone, ultimately our personality via the most necessary character traits that are missing in todays discussions.

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empathy

Diligence—carefulness and persistent effort or work—is one of the seven heavenly virtues. It is indicative of a work ethic, the belief that work is good in itself.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it". 

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forgiving

Forgiveness is one of the positive character traits that are often associated with having wisdom. To forgive means: 'To stop feeling angry or resentful towards (someone) for an offence, flaw or mistake.

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fairness

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"To do life right, you need to feel like your growing up every day"

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gratitude

Greatful—No one succeeds alone in life. This is a fundamental truth that you must never forget. On a daily basis, a multitude of small actions boost you but you may not realize it.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it". 

humble or honest

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The meaning of compassion is to recognize the suffering of others and then take action to help. Compassion embodies a tangible expression of love for those who are suffering.

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Why humility?

Truly humble people are able to offer this kind of gift to us because they see and accept their own strengths and limitations without defensiveness or judgment—a core dimension, according to researchers, of humility, and one that cultivates a powerful compassion for humanity.

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inquisitive or intuitive

Intuitive people commonly have very good empathetic abilities, meaning they can sense what others are thinking and feeling. Their minds are highly attuned to the vibrational frequencies given off by those around them and they use this information to further refine the way they act in a situation.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it"....

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just

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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justice

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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kindness

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is 'kindness'.-His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

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love

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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loving

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it"....

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minefulness

Greatful—In our consumerist society, we tend to focus on what we lack, or on what other people have that we do not, whereas gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what we already have.

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noble

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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loving

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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openminded or optimistic

Greatful—In our consumerist society, we tend to focus on what we lack, or on what other people have that we do not, whereas gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what we already have.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it"....

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noble

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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loving

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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resiliant

Greatful—In our consumerist society, we tend to focus on what we lack, or on what other people have that we do not, whereas gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what we already have.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it"....

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sincerity

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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serious

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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Just think:  "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it"....

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trust or thankful

Greatful—In our consumerist society, we tend to focus on what we lack, or on what other people have that we do not, whereas gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what we already have.

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loving

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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justice

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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vigilant

Greatful—In our consumerist society, we tend to focus on what we lack, or on what other people have that we do not, whereas gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what we already have.

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wholehearted

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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wisdom 

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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youthful

This personality trait speaks for itself as far as positivity goes! It doesn't matter how old you are, if you have the ability to stay youthful in your outlook and in your approach to life then you are in for quite a ride.

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zest

If you are a just teacher, you won't give your student an F just because his mother is rude to you. Just might remind you of the word justice. When we describe a person, a rule, or a war as just, we mean that whatever has been done has been done for good reasons, and is fair to all sides.

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zest for life

Justice is the quality of being just or fair. Super heroes fight for justice because they want everything to be fair and not let bad guys win. Just ask Wonder Woman, Superman, or any other member of the Justice League.

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