I’m thankful for the dictation option in Microsoft Windows 10. It can be initiated by pressing the windows logo key + H. Like Marco Polo, this is allowing me to monitor my speech and story telling and ultimately refine how I think and modify my thought behavior.
- the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone.
“a true leader takes responsibility for their team and helps them achieve goals”
2. the state or fact of being accountable or to blame for something.
“the group has claimed responsibility for a string of murders”
3. the opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization.
“we would expect individuals lower in the organization to take on more responsibility”
After experiencing the 7-Day Mental Diet repeatedly, can the 2nd meaning be more useless? I once thought taking responsibility meant retribution. Shame and guilt were paralyzing since nothing I could think to do could make it right. We cannot change the past, only what we think.
Now, I recognize where I am and take responsibility where I go from here if I do not like where I am.
I recently thought speaking of the past kept me in the past and I remained silent and immobile.
Today I recognize that any health challenges faced in the past and any stories I’ve told about those challenges are comparable to my favorite outfits worn over and over. In the past I wore a green top with blue buttons where the blue buttons were cancer. I cannot change the past. Today I may choose to keep that top or throw it away. Those aren’t the only choices, I can cut off the blue buttons and sew on new ones…
I take full responsibility.