I swear to take responsibility | LinkedThoughts

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How often do we really take responsibility for our own lives?

So you pay your own bills, take care of your kids, handle your business. Sure. Those are responsibilities. But how often do you take responsibility for your life? For where you are in life, for the people who populate your world, for the thoughts you have, for the reactions to life’s craziness.

I realize I am guilty of blaming circumstances for my life. The 2008 recession. Superstorm Sandy. The bad kids’ behavior (I’m not one, I just always seem to be surrounded by them). Various personal crises. There always seems to be something right around the corner ready to derail life. The truth? I let it. I doubt that I’m alone in this.

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