Inner Growth Thought of the Day: Real Talk About Taking Ownership
Taking ownership of the role you play in what the world around you becomes and is, isn’t always easy because of the tendency to think of this “ownership” as “blame” for the things you don’t want or like in what you see and experience in the world.
When you realize there is no blame, simply opportunities to learn more about yourself, your core (heart), your perspective and so on, you begin a journey where taking ownership leads you to empowerment of your person, inner stability, and the world around you.
Here are some ways to keep inner growth in mind when taking ownership so that you may always be open to the hidden opportunities.
- At the end of every day, explore how you affected situations that took place. Organize your list of situations in two categories: 1) “took ownership” and 2) “placed blame”. For everything you list in the “placed blame” category, start a series of questions that get you to explore the feelings connected to the situations and at the end of your exploration find one way you are going to take ownership of this the next time it happens.
- Every year, list five ways taking ownership has helped to empower you and transform the world around you.
- When you find it hard to take ownership of your role in something ask yourself why this is the case and for every reason find your heart-felt solution (if you find hurt, think of ways to make peace with hurt; if you find fear, think of ways to confront your fear, and so on).
Your turn – Share your inner growth thought of the day, a sentence, life examples, or action steps you take with new beginnings 😊