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?

Are You Participating In Your Own Life?

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What are you doing right now to change the direction of your life? What are you doing to change what is holding you back? What are you doing today to make your dreams come true? Remember that a dream is just a dream without action. If you want your dreams to come true, you must take action. It is time to start doing. It is time to stop talking. It is time to stop planning. It is time to start fighting for what you want. Don’t wait for what you want, fight for it.

It is not enough to dream. It is not enough to say what you want to achieve in your life. It is not enough to plan. You must participate in making your life a masterpiece. You must participate in healing yourself. If not, it won’t happen.

If you want things to change, you must change. If you want to move yourself closer to where you want to go, it is time to take action. It is time to stop talking. It is time to start doing. Remember, “Nothing happens without action.” If you want your life to work, take action.