You can think of the principle of ethics as goals you can continually strive for throughout your massage therapy career. Ethical principles are not meant to be limiting or restrictive, but instead provide inspiration.
An example of an ethical principle might concern your commitment to providing the best possible bodywork you can to all of your clients. Or, always ensuring you present a professional image and maintain the highest professional standards. Again, they’re not objective standards that can be measured, but rather subjective goals for you to aspire to.
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