Integrity

Moral integrity is associated with psychological well-being[1] and higher life satisfaction[5]. Character and personal integrity comprise the core strengths of self-reliant individuals. The self-reliant individual forms healthy, interdependent relationships with others at work, facilitating health and work performance[2]. Research suggests that authentic people with integrity are well-liked, and they benefit from social support and the many other positive outcomes associated with enjoying close relationships with others[4]. The "knowing thyself" component of integrity allows us to be more effective in our lives[3].

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I can make compromises but I never compromise my personal integrity.
I am faithful.
I am honest and I keep promises.
I am consistent in my actions.
I have a strong set of 'standards'. I have values and moral principles.
I don't ever take part in corruption.
I have strength of will and determination.
I don't do things that may jeopardize my self respect.
I don't steal or cheat.
I am loyal.
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      Research
      • [1] Olson, L. M. (2002). The relationship between moral integrity, psychological well-being, and anxiety. Charis: The Institute of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 2(1), 21-28. View
      • [2] J.H. Gavin and J.C. Quick. 2004. Character and personal integrity: The positive core strength
      • of the self-reliant personality. Management Futures: Prospects, Prescience & Prognoses: 78-79. Proceedings of the British Academy of Management, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 31 August.
      • [3] Rogers, Carl. (1961). On Becoming a Person: A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy. London: Constable. ISBN 1-84529-057-7.Excerpts View
      • [4] Hodgins, H. S., Koestner, R., & Duncan, N. (1996). On the compatibility of autonomy and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 227-237. View
      • [5] Sheldon, K., Davidson, L., & Pollard, E. “Integrity [Authenticity, Honesty],” in C. Peterson & M. E. P. Seligman (Eds.), Character strengths and virtues. A handbook of classification, pp. 249 – 271. Oxford: Oxford University Press, & Washington DC: American Psychological Association, 2004.
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