How To Take Responsibility For Your Life

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“If it’s never our faults, we can’t take responsibility for it. If we can’t take responsibility for it, we’ll always be its victim.”- Richard Bach

Who is responsible for your life? Who is responsible for your happiness? Who is responsible for your growth and development? Who is responsible for your peace of mind? Who is responsible for healing your soul? Who is responsible for changing your life? Who is responsible for moving you forward? Who?

If you are honest with yourself, the question is not hard to answer. It is very simple. It is YOU. You are responsible for your life. Stop waiting for people to fix you. No one is responsible for your life. You are in charge of your life. You are the boss. You are in command. Don’t wait for your brother or your sister to fix you. You have what it takes to help yourself get better. You know what it takes to move your life forward. If you don’t know, ask. Don’t shut up. If you don’t ask, you won’t get. If you ask, you will get.

You are responsible for asking for what you want. If you don’t take responsibility for asking for what you want, no one will ask for you. No one. Not even your best friend. Aldous Huxley said, “We were left to go our way and take responsibility for our own affairs.” If you really mean business, you must take care of your own affairs.

We are here to depend on ourselves. We are not here to depend on anyone. It is okay to ask for help, but don’t depend on anyone. Depend on yourself. Do your own work. Grow your own garden. Live your own life. Don’t imitate anyone. Don’t compare yourself to others. Don’t compare your achievements with others. Your achievements are your achievements. Enjoy them.

If you don’t have the courage to take responsibility for your failure, you will be its victim. If you can’t look your fear in the face, you will be its victim. If you don’t want to be a victim, you must take responsibility for your life. There are no easy ways to live a better life. There are no easy ways to change your life. There are no easy ways to become who you want to be. The only way is to do your work. If you want to succeed in your life, you must do your own work. Are you ready to work? Are you ready to do whatever it takes to succeed?

Why Taking Action Is The Only Way To Unstuck Yourself

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“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.”

Richard Branson

Take action! If you want to be successful in life, you must take action. Action brings results. Inaction brings nothing. If you have the courage to take action, you will learn more about your journey. You will know what you need to do to be successful. Action boosts self-belief. If you act, you will win. If you don’t act, you will fail. Action is the medication that you need to cure your fear. Actions cure fear.

We all have something that we are scared of. We all have something that we are ashamed of. With actions, the right actions, all of those things will disappear. They will leave you alone. They will go to where they belong. It is action that makes life possible. It is action that makes things happen.

“Only you have the power to change your life.”

The problem is that lots of people plan, they dream, they talk, they design, they want to be successful, but they NEVER act. They never move anything. They keep putting it off. But remember, it does not matter how fancy your plans are, if you don’t act, nothing will happen. According to Newton, “An object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by a force.” If you want your life to change, you must act.

If you want your situation to change, you must act. If you want your goals, your dreams to come true, you must act. Don’t wait for anyone to help you. Nobody will do it, but you. Only you have the power to change your life. You are your own master. You are the one driving your car. Drive it well. If you want to get the results that you want, be in charge of things yourself.

“Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.”

H. Jackson Brown

Before you act, before you take action to change your life, ask yourself the following questions: “Can I do what I am about to start? Is it within my power? Do I have the knowledge required to get it done? Is it a long-term goal or a short term goal?

Once you have successfully answered the above questions, then you can now move ahead. If you don’t have clear answers to them, I strongly recommend that you do more research before you jump. Make sure you break your tasks into manageable portions. Make sure you are committed to getting it done. Make sure you stick with it no matter what. It is going to be difficult. It is not going to be easy. But it is doable. Nobody is promising you a free ride to success here. If you have read it somewhere, it is a joke! There is no quick lane to success. There is a long lane to success. Again, stop talking about success, start taking actions to change your life. You can.