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Why Me?? Stop the self pity

self pity

We all have “why me” moments. It’s a normal part of life. When life gets tough, our initial reaction is to feel sorry for ourselves and perhaps allow ourselves a spot of negative thinking like “Nothing good ever happens to me” or “I always seem to have bad luck”. Of course, this type of thinking doesn’t actually help on any …

The cost of being a victim

Photo by erix! The cost of being a victim Being a victim causes more problems than it solves. Many people see themselves as powerless and passive in their situations. They are victims of their circumstances and this allows them to blame everything and everyone around them. Examples: Some people blame their parents for their problems. They refuse to take responsibility …

Stop seeing yourself as a victim

  Stop seeing yourself as a victim If you want to feel empowered and back in control of your life, it’s a good idea to shift how you see yourself. Do you feel that life ‘happens’ to you and that you have no control over your circumstances? It might be time to re-assess your perception of yourself, your thoughts and …

Personal responsibility – where has it gone?

  Personal Responsibility “… no one can ever save someone else, you know? We can only save ourselves. You know that, don’t you?” ― Carrie Jones, “There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.” ― J.K. Rowling   I’m not …