Have you noticed lately that no one is at fault for anything? Like, literally, anything.
Couldn't get your work done? It’s COVID’s fault.
Don’t like your neighbors? It’s because they’re stupid.
Can get along with people in other religions or political parties? It’s because they don’t get it.
Can I ask a question here? Where are all the grown-ups? Where’s the accountability and responsibility? Is everyone really this small? Can we not handle bumps, bruises, and challenges anymore?
For years I’ve been calling our phones “Weapons of Mass Distraction” and now, I know more than ever, that’s absolutely what they are.
In this week’s episode, I tell you the 3 red flags that will let you know you’ve slipped into victimhood thinking. Whenever you hear yourself say these things (either out loud or in your own head), you’ll know you’re slipping into submission, you’re allowing your life to be taken over by childlike thinking and other people’s agendas.
This move towards accountability is going to take all of us. Every single one of us is going to have to look at where we pacify ourselves with our phones, where we avoid having tough conversations to go through the vapid “tap-tap, tap-tap” that’s so seductive.
I also give you a quick exercise you can use whenever you find yourself wanting to avoid your responsibilities, whether it’s grocery shopping, preparing your next meal, or getting ready for a huge presentation.
Every step in the right direction matters. For all of us. This will start with you, and it will grow.