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The Values Gap Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with a The Values Gap Worksheet. It will help you to take actions according to your values. 

What is The Values Gap Worksheet?

The value-action gap is a term used to describe the gap that can occur when the values or attitudes of an individual do not correlate to their actions. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) teaches mindfulness skills to help individuals live and behave in ways consistent with personal values while developing psychological flexibility. The worksheet encourages people to accept and embrace their conflicting feelings with their set of beliefs and values. 

How will The Values Gap Worksheet help?

The worksheet is about bridging the gap between your values and your actions, we all have values or beliefs that we look up to and live upto the mark, but sometimes our actions are not according to our values thi is where the worksheet will help us in making our actions according to the values that we believe in.  It will help you assess what you value most in your life, and which aspects of life are not where you would like them. This worksheet will help you to take the actions that are guided by your morality and values.

Instructions on how to use The Values Gap Worksheet

There are no right or wrong answers, just share the set of values and ideas you believe in and analyze how far you are from achieving them.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Values Clarification Worksheet

Identifying core values worksheet

Personal identifying core values worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a The Values Gap Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to take actions according to your values. 

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.


The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.