What Is Personal Integrity?

Personal integrity is an innate moral conviction to stand against things that are not virtuous or morally right. This makes individuals do what they think is right regardless of the consequences attached with their decisions. People with high personal integrity are usually describes as trustworthy, loyal, generous, wise and mature.

Some everyday examples of having high personal integrity are keeping promises, avoiding gossiping, remaining faithful to your partners and eschewing shifting blame. These people tend to very rational, understanding and judicious in making everyday decisions that affect themselves and others. Personal integrity is valued in all areas of everyday life from academia, business and personal relationships with others.