Watch video: Advice for living a values-aligned life

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  • Have you ever thought about what makes a genuinely good day for you? 

  • How do those things reflect your core values? 

  • Use your good days to identify what you want more of in your life. 

Our core values set the tone for how we want to live our lives. In this short video, Jenni O'Donnell, Psy.D., medical director for behavioral health integration at Swedish Medical Group, offers some advice for identifying what we truly value and how we can take daily action steps to create more alignment and authenticity in our everyday lives.

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For more information about comprehensive behavioral healthcare at Swedish, contact Swedish Behavioral Health and Wellbeing

Swedish Virtual Care connects you face-to-face with a nurse practitioner who can review your symptoms, provide instruction, and follow up as needed. If you need to find a provider, you can use our provider directory.

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Additional resources

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This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your health care professional’s instructions.

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About the Author

Whether it's stress, anxiety, dementia, addiction or any number of life events that impede our ability to function, mental health is a topic that impacts nearly everyone. The Swedish Behavioral Health Team is committed to offering every-day tips and clinical advice to help you and your loved ones navigate mental health conditions.

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