7) Trying to shift blame and dodge responsibility - Deepstash

7) Trying to shift blame and dodge responsibility

If you want to be authentic, you have to take responsibility for yourself .

Unless you can look at your actions, words, thoughts, and emotions with real honesty you’re never going to be able to reflect yourself with sincerity.

Excuses are the masks we try to hide behind.

Shifting blame onto others makes us a victim, rather than the creator of our life.


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The greatest challenge in life is to be our own person and accept that being different is a blessing and not a curse. A person who knows who they are lives a simple life by eliminating from their orbit anything that does not align with his or her overriding purpose and values. A person must be selective with their time and energy because both elements of life are limited.

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