4 Tips to Help You Stop Playing the Blame Game! by Kelli Porcaro
Have you ever noticed how much and how often we blame others for our circumstances – and how much we criticize others in the process? According to Chase Mielke, a school teacher, “Our society fails to take ownership for personal circumstances.” At the risk of blaming “blame” on survival, it seems that blaming has become a learned pattern of behavior that we use when we feel threatened. It’s become a way that we protect ourselves. So what’s the answer? Here’s some help!
- Catch yourself in the act of blaming.
- Pay attention to your thoughts and feelings when you are about to blame someone or something.
- Choose to accept responsibility.
- Pay attention to how you model accepting responsibility for your choices with your kids.
Give it a try and let me know how it goes!