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The Most Important Life Goals

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This list of the most important life goals is a summary of the personal qualities that most people would include on a life goals list. These are some good life goals to strive towards and maybe some life objectives that you don't find as relevant as other, more necessary life goals. Whatever your objective in life may be, this list of important life goals should help give some examples of good life goals.

Whether you're making a list of life goals to direct your life or to perhaps correct it, this list of necessary life goals is here to help you decide what the most important goals in life should be for you. Whether you think having close relationships is the most important life goal or have decided that fiscal responsibility is a primary life goal, there are dozens of life objectives in this list to use in deciding your top life goals.

What are the most important life goals? What personal goals should I set? What are the best goals for a life goals list? This list of the most relevant life goals is here as a jumping off point to compile your own life goals list. It's by no means a complete list of every necessary life goal, so if something is missing that is important when seeking to lead a happy and fulfilling life, make sure to add it so others can regard it in their list of life goals.

For some perspective on others who have looked to set good life objectives for themselves, check out notable quotes about attitude to get a positive attitude check.
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    Enjoying Life

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    Being playful, carefree, lighthearted, enjoying life; being spontaneous; exploring, being ... more
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    Being Happy

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    Being happy and content; feeling satisfied with one's life; feeling good about myself
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    Being Healthy

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    Being physically active; being physically fit; being physically healthy, e.g., maintaining a ... more
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    most listed
    Pursuing Ideals & Passions

    93
    Being really passionate about something; pursuing my ideals
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    Achieving Intellectual Growth

    89
    Being intelligent or smart; having intellectual experiences and conversations; getting an ... more
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    Having Financial Freedom

    86
    Buying things I want; having an easy and comfortable life
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    Caring for Others

    86
    To have empathy for what others are feeling; to listen to others; to make others happy or to ... more
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    Having Close Friendships

    85
    Being part of a social group; having people to do things with; having close friends; making ... more
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    Having Emotional Intimacy

    83
    Being emotionally intimate (close) with a romantic partner; being in love
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    Achieving Self-Knowledge

    81
    Achieving personal growth; knowing myself (to be true to myself, not follow the crowd); to get ... more
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    Fulfilling Personal Morals

    77
    Being an ethical person; being honest; being humble; having firm values; being loyal
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    Being Smart & Rational

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    Being logical, rational; being practical, having common sense; to carefully think through ... more
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    Exploring

    75
    Being able to take risks; being curious; being unique or different; having flexibility of ... more
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    Being Respected

    74
    Being respected by others; having other people trust you
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    Doing the Right Thing

    73
    added by: JesseGraham
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    Being Close to Parents & Family

    73
    Living close to my parents, siblings, grandparents; receiving help from my parents, siblings, ... more
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    Being Inspiring

    72
    Inspiring others; teaching others; setting good examples for others
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    Being a Good Family Member

    71
    Being a good parent (teaching, transmitting values); being emotionally close to my children; ... more
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    Being Giving

    71
    Being charitable, helping the needy, helping others; to be selfless; to put others first
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    Having Occupational Success

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    Being successful in my occupation; having a good job; having an occupation; keeping up to date ... more
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    Having Stability & Safety

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    Being conventional or traditional; feeling safe and secure; having stability in life, avoiding ... more
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    Having Confidence & Autonomy

    67
    Being confident and assured; being confident in my own judgment; being in full control of ones ... more
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    Having Sexual Intimacy

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    Being able to attract a sexual partner; having sexual experiences
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    Having Money & Wealth

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    Achieving lifetime financial security; being able to meet my financial needs; making a lot of ... more
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    Avoiding Stress & Anxiety

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    Avoiding anxiety; avoiding stress
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    Appreciating Beauty

    62
    Appreciating fine design; learning and appreciating the arts; being creative (e.g., ...
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    Achieving Wisdom & Serenity

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    Achieving harmony and oneness (with self and the universe); finding higher meaning in life; ... more
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    Having Children

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    added by: SenaKoleva
    Creating and raising at least one good human being.
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    Being Organized & Efficient

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    Keeping things in order (my desk, office, house, etc.); to keep things manageable; to make ... more
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    Fulfilling Social Values

    53
    Promoting a world at peace; promoting equality; promoting justice and fairness; being ...
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    Achieving Mastery & Perseverance

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    Accomplishing difficult things, overcoming challenges; overcoming failure; mastering what I ... more
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    Achieving Religion & Spirituality

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    Achieving salvation; maintaining religious faith; pleasing God; practicing religious ...
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    Being Self-Regulated

    48
    Being disciplined, following my intentions with behavior; to be self controlled; being ...
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    Being Interpersonally Effective

    45
    Be less shy or more assertive; sharing my feelings with others; to communicate or express ... more
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    Influencing Others

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    Controlling others; making decisions for others; to get revenge (get even, get back, etc.); to ... more
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    Get Plenty of Sleep

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    added by: BostonBruins
    If you drive to work tired you might kill an innocent cyclist or pedestrian and their family ... more
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    Christian Values

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    To Get Back Up

    41
    added by: kaylive
    your going to fail sometimes, get back up
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    Avoiding Conflict

    40
    To avoid conflict with others; to avoid hurting (annoying, upsetting, etc.) others
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    Being a Leader

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    Being a leader, being in charge; influencing, persuading others; to enforce accountability
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    Never Go to Jail

    38
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
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    Having Technical Knowledge

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    Being able to analyze and synthesize information; being good at working with mechanical ...
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    Avoiding Harm

    38
    Avoiding feelings of guilt; avoiding regrets; avoiding physical harm
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    Avoiding Failure

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    Avoiding failure; to strive for perfection
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    Being Liked/ Popular

    32
    Entertaining, amusing others; being popular, being in the center of things
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    new! Losing My F***ing Virginity (A Mid-Eastern World's Victim)

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    Avoiding Rejections

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    Avoiding criticisms from others; avoiding rejection by others
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