How to Align Your Daily Priorities with Your Core Values

Time management and finding balance and harmony in your life as a high-achieving career working mom gets frustrating and becomes very challenging from day to day.

But what I have discovered about this challenging task of aligning your daily priorities with your core values is that the alignment is possible. When your actions and decisions reflect what truly matters to you, you can achieve greater fulfillment, a flow, and effectiveness in both your professional and personal life.

Identifying Your Core Values: The first step in effective time management is understanding your core values. These are the principles and beliefs that guide your choices and decisions. Take some time to reflect on what matters most to you. Is it family, career success, personal growth, faith, or something else entirely? Your core values serve as a compass, helping you prioritize tasks and activities that align with your long-term goals and overall happiness.

Practical Steps to Alignment:

  1. List Your Values: Write down your top 3-5 core values. This could include spiritual , health, relationships, career, financial and etc.
  2. Evaluate Your Current Schedule: Take a look at your typical week. Are you spending most of your time on activities that align with your values, or are there areas where you're investing time without real purpose?
  3. Prioritize Your Tasks: Once you've identified your values and evaluated your current schedule, prioritize your tasks accordingly. Focus on activities that contribute meaningfully to your values and goals.
  4. Learn to Say No: Saying no to tasks or commitments that don't align with your values is crucial. It frees up time for what truly matters and reduces unnecessary stress.

Scripture Reflection: "Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans." - Proverbs 16:3

This scripture reminds us that when we align our actions with God's will and our core values, we can trust that our plans will be blessed and guided toward success. By committing our daily tasks and priorities to Him, we can find peace and confidence in our decisions and flow in harmony and grace.

As you go through this week, I encourage you to reflect on how well your daily activities align with your core values. Making intentional choices based on what matters most to you will not only enhance your productivity but also bring greater satisfaction adding balance and harmony to your life. 

Thank you for joining me on this journey towards greater harmony and fulfillment in your life. Remember, every small step towards aligning your priorities with your core values brings you closer to achieving your long-term goals and living a life of purpose.


Being a working mother and wife can be very challenging. Planning your work and working your plan helps us to create and maintain work life balance. This Flourishing Self Care Planner will empower and equip you for your daily task and help you prioritize and align your core values.