12 Reflections on Personal Responsibility

Written by Steve Brunkhorst

Responsibility means being accountable for what we think, say, and do. Personal responsibility involves working on our own character and skill development rather than blaming others for situations and circumstances. It means choosing to design a life that honors our values and purpose.

Here are twelve reflections on personal responsibility:

1. Personal responsibility begins fromrepparttar inside and moves outward. We must begin by taking responsibility for our thoughts, choices, and reactions. Then we can be responsible forrepparttar 142651 circumstances we create in our world.

2. We haverepparttar 142652 divine gift of free will. We make conscious choices as spiritual living in a physical world. Conscious choice is a gift that carries great responsibility.

3. Every choice can benefit humanity or harm it. Even avoiding choices is a choice, and each choice will have consequences.

4. When you think something or someone else is responsible for your problems and their solutions, that exact thought isrepparttar 142653 first problem to solve.

5. People waste precious years while believing that there will be more time tomorrow than there is today. Today isrepparttar 142654 perfect day to accept and develop our gifts and talents.

6. A great philosophy of responsibility: When things are working, I am responsible... and when they need fixing, I am responsible.

7. Only our choices and actions today will bringrepparttar 142655 rainbow's end with any gold it might contain.

Affirm Your Intentions - Achieve Your Goals

Written by Steve Brunkhorst

Affirmations are emotionally driven statements of intention and faith that guide thought and action. Affirmation comes fromrepparttar Latin firmus, meaning strong. Affirmations recognize and assertrepparttar 142650 existence of personal truths. These statements can be powerfully effective for developing and strengthening thought patterns, and thus actions, needed to achieve goals. These thought patterns also attractrepparttar 142651 situations we affirm to be true.

Use Affirmations Effectively

Affirmations are effective when combined with strong emotions and vivid sensory imagery: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. Effective affirmations state, in present tense, what we want. Atrepparttar 142652 same time, we are feelingrepparttar 142653 joy, satisfaction, and gratitude we would feel if each statement had already manifested.

Recall Vivid Imagery and Strong Emotion

An effective way to create mind imagery and emotion is to recall a situation in your life when you actually feltrepparttar 142654 emotion you want to create. Recall situations that made you feel joyful, loving, forgiving, excited, happy, accepting, successful, and grateful.

This isrepparttar 142655 same way emotions surface when we dwell on memories that bring tears, upset, or nostalgic feelings. When using affirmations, you get to select purposelyrepparttar 142656 emotions you want. Let these emotions surface and permeate your mind and body.

Practice Positive Affirmations

Belief, imagery, and emotion are essential elements in effective affirmations. With practice, you will be able to create vivid images and emotions very quickly. It might also be helpful to begin by affirmingrepparttar 142657 action you are now taking, as inrepparttar 142658 exercise below.

Here are seventeen sample affirmations for strengthening goal achievement, creativity, confidence and abundance. Practicerepparttar 142659 affirmations while combining them with compelling imagery and strong emotion.

1. I reflect on successful experiences, and I letrepparttar 142660 memories and moments linger.

2. I enjoy expressing myself freely, confidently, and creatively.

3. I am grateful forrepparttar 142661 success and satisfaction that my purpose is bringing to me.

4. I provide value to those I serve, and I am becoming more abundant each day.

5. I welcome challenges and changes in my life, and I feel grateful that each change brings new blessings.

6. I see my goal clearly, and allow myself to receive it with gratitude.

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