Articles on 100% Responsibility
Why Do We Do What We Do?
Types of motivation, feelings and thoughts, habits, impulse and intuition, and finally, bring consciousness to it all. This article may deepen your understanding of why you do what you do, and how you feel the way you feel.
Guess: What’s One of the Most Popular Excuses for Breaking a Bad Habit?
An article about the “Lack of Control Loophole”. Learn how relinquishing responsibility to habit can be a viscous cycle.
Four Ways to Constructively Criticize Yourself
1. Criticize specific, changeable behaviors, not global, unchangeable attributes.
2. Criticize external circumstances, but then try to change them.
3. Shift your focus from yourself to others (how your actions affect others)
4. Practice self-compassionate self-criticism.
Mark Manson: The Prime Belief
Mark Manson hails 100% responsibility as the ultimate source of action and change within one’s life.
Philosopher’s Notes – Loving What Is – Byron Katie
Brian Johnson’s succinct and helpful ‘philosopher’s notes’ on a relevant book by Byron Katie.
Hermann Hesse on Hope, the Difficult Art of Taking Responsibility, and the Wisdom of the Inner Voice – a wonderful case study by Brain Pickings of taking responsibility as seen by Herman Hesse.
“Pain You Should WANT to Feel”
Though possessing a misleading title and list of feelings, this article puts a positive spin on negative emotions. With gratitude, regret and envy can become opportunity for growth.
Live Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now
A list of behaviors to avoid, all of which involve less than 100% Responsibility.
The Two Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make
1: The Power of Choice, 2: The Power of Context. This article comes from Stephen Covey’s work, address personal responsibility and other crucial habits.
Mark Manson: The Responsibility / Fault Fallacy
“With great power comes great responsibility”…more like “Life gives you power. Take responsibility.”
Mark Manson: It’s Not All Your Parents’ Fault
Manson addresses the common thread that psychological aspects and personality/responsibility are fully attributable to our parents.
Philosopher’s Notes: Reinventing Yourself – Brian Johnson explores this book by Steve Chandler, that focuses on the dichotomy of being a Victim vs. being an Owner.
Brene Brown on Blame: A fantastic short from RSA
Raoul Martinez on the Myth of Responsibility: Thanks again, RSA!
Jesse Elder on the Purpose of Pain: You have the power, right now.
Conscious Leadership: 100% Responsibility
Big Think: Curiosity is a Superpower