There are many clichè terms referred to when discussing self-awareness and personal responsibility is one of them. But what does it mean?
Before people understand and grasp the concept that they alone are the catalyst for their own actions and reactions, and the cause for how others react to and treat them, they live life the only way they know how. Unaware. At this stage they are not in denial, they truly do not know.
It is not until an epiphany arrives and changes our perspective on life forever that we do all sorts of things to get through the day. We defend our choices and attempt to live by them, believing that we are doing the right thing.
We blame others, culture, government and media believing it is someone else’s fault.
We say that we can’t but what we mean is, we won’t
We force relationships and careers which are not ideal for us
We control ourselves to extreme