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It’s so easy to blame the outside world for what is happening to us rather than taking personal responsibility for our part in what’s unfolding or what is. We break our leg and it’s the rough terrain’s fault. We lose our keys and someone moved them from where we left them. We’re late for a meeting and the cat threw up just as we were getting ready to leave the house. When confronted do we defend ourselves and our actions or look for our part? Blaming and fault-finding as opposed to taking personal responsibility pervade virtually every area of our lives. It has become an epidemic! If we want to feel good about ourselves, we need to take responsibility for our actions, our words, our thoughts, our emotions, our choices, our parenting, our popularity… It’s easy to blame a parent or our childhood for why we do or did what we did, but it misses the point. It’s not about pinpointing who is at fault. It’s about recognizing that the buck stops here!
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Self reliance begins with accepting responsible for is what is your purpose. Ask and answer this question: What do I want out of life? You do not have to know where you are going to set a personal goal for your life. Take a moment and set your life’s agenda by asking: Where am I placing my attention during the day? What am I paying attention to in my life and to what should I be paying attention?
Are your thoughts your own - are you being purposeful in your thinking? What is your attitude towards life and others - Do you expect good things and therefore generate enthusiasm? Knowing your core values and being true to them help establish the path that you need to travel to enjoy a fullfilling life. It is worth the effort to meditate daily on what is important to you to feel that your life matters and determine what actions to take to ensure that everything needed is being done.
Emanate joy and joy will come to you. Refuse to allow circumstance to dictate your well-being. Be open to good things. Generate your own happiness. Decide that your attitude will be good and the experiences of the day will support that. Don't be afraid to enjoy affection and show empathy for others. Open up to feelings of love for mankind. Do a quiet act of kindness for a neighbor, family member or a stranger. Small gestures expand the greatness of the universe.
The universe celebrates rain with a rainbow. Create a rainbow for someone drenched by the rain of disappointment or poverty. Radiate a vibrancy that infects others. You are responsible for your actions and only you control your actions. Guide your actions toward healthy outcomes. When you are confident of who you are you have an aim to your life, you control the focus of your attentions, you feel love and empathy for others, you radiate joy and vibrancy and you create happiness for yourself and those around you.
The debate on welfare is always a heated topic of discussion. Some people feel there should be no welfare. Some feel that one people group get the most welfare out of all people. I want to discuss the welfare statistics and speak on how personal responsibility is the only way to come off of dependency of welfare.
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Empowered Living Radio host Tori Eldridge welcomes Pam Stack, producer/host of Authors on the Air and certified Victims Advocate, for a discussion on Personal Responsibility.
Pam Stack is the producer of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and the host of Authors on the Air where she interviews the world's most well known authors. Pam is an avid reader of 350 books yearly, Kitty Mama to 5 feline rescues, and a certified Victims Advocate on behalf of women and children.
Tori Eldridge is an empowerment specialist and the author of Empowered Living Expanded Edition: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Protection. She adapts books to film, writes a muse-letter on mindful living, is a 5th degree black belt Ninja, and has taught empowerment across the country.
Music by Jim Kimo West
This is a copyrighted podcast owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC and produced by Pam Stack.
We will discuss the modern day practical application of the age-old proverb: "It is not what name others call you that matters, but what name you respond to that truly determines who you are."
As usual, we will also discuss two delicious recipes for sharing. The "safe" recipe will be Beef Stew with Vegetables, and the "adventure" recipe will be Honey Pork Spareribs.
The truth is that nobody forces you to think, feel, or behave a certain way. While you may be ostracized by society or even punished if you don't follow certain rules, still nobody else can "make" you do or feel anything. You are not a victim to people or circumstances. This is not to say that you can control all situations, certainly you cannot. But you alone are responsible for your thoughts, emotions, and actions in relation to that situation. Join us as we explore why is it easier for some to play the victim rather than take responsibility.
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How often do you experience comfort in feeling victimized? Understand the power of owning personal responsibility when exercising your free will.
I AM Group University faculty Dagny Grant and Beth Donnelly discuss the importance of our embracing our own responsibility for the people, places and experiences we have in our lives. A perpetual state of victimhood guarantees a state of always feeling stuck and powerless. Join the conversation about how we can change our stories to meet our current desires! Want to express your thoughts or ask a question? Just open your heartspace and call in to the show!
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Many people on both sides are having issue with the "revelation " that the government is monitoring our communications on and off line. Do your REALLY think this just started?
Also, what ever happened to personal responsibility? I was slammed by a local talkshow host for saying black people dont have to worry about going to jail if they dont commit crimes.
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The world is advancing every day, in so many ways we can’t keep up with it. What we thought was impossible a few years ago, are not only possible now, but we are surpassing in leaps and bounds. With the technology we have now comes great personal responsibility. It takes a certain amount of maturity to handle it properly without hurting ourselves and other around us. Even those people whom we don’t know.
With the advancement of computers, phones, tablets, and much more, we often don’t realize the affect. In the wrong hands it can be very dangerous. We are becoming more connected to our tech toys than the people we are supposed to love. How is this technology based world affecting us?