It’s not my fault, it’s not my job, Bob did it, it’s too hard, Mary made me do it.
We take this characteristic of a three year old and take it decades into our life to a point of maturity, aimless wandering, or complete withdrawal.
Taking full responsibility for our choices and actions is the foundation of personal growth. This is so important, so easy to say, so easy to understand, and so incredibly difficult to do. It ends up being one of many parts of the journey of a joyful pursuit of happiness where none of us reach perfection……..but should never give up on making progress.
If we are not personally responsible for our own pursuit of happiness, who is?