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Responsibility is considered something that one can be at fault for. That is why people shun responsibility. The truth is actually the opposite.
Accepting responsibility has a fring...
Just like a judge did not commit the crime, but is still responsible for the crime/lawsuit and what to do with the case, we are also responsible for many things that are not our fault or our choice. Fault may or may not be there, but it is the past, and the present is the responsibility.
One cannot get away with blaming others for their unhappiness, though most people do that. The truth is that no one has ever been responsible for your unhappiness, and it is completely your domain.
When you realize that only you are responsible for your misery or happiness, a certain power arises from within. The power of freedom. After the initial shock that there is no crutch, and you have to depend on your two broken legs to start walking again, you gain new power to try to run on your own.
One has to take responsibility for their own well-being, emotions, problems, success, and happiness. Choose better values, shun the blame game and take responsibility for your life.
It is quite understandable that not all productivity apps will work for everyone.
You might add a list of tasks to an app, tell yourself you'll use it, and then forget ...
Everyone envisions the ideal, productive version of themselves. That imaginary self uses a to-do list app.
Productivity blogs have done a great job of branding themselves as essential. These apps can be helpful, but if they don't work for you, that's ok.
Productivity is a personal thing, and what works for other people might not work for you. That's not embarrassing. Use the tool that works best for you.
Many productive people use sticky notes to keep track of tasks. Other people use paper as the ultimate productivity tool. Some even use their inbox as a to-do list.
Start extremely simple and work your way up. There's always room to increase the difficulty later.
If you want to build an exercise habit commit to 1 minute per day...
Take the time to examine why you're avoiding a habit. In most cases, the cause is related to something deeper than laziness or not wanting to do something. Once you understand the true reasons you can find an appropriate remedy.
A reason for not exercising, for example, could be because you don't like crowds or the long commute to the gym.
Understand and accept that you are not going to be perfect on your first try. So take the time to think ahead of a plan about ways to get back on track when you slip up.
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