Taking responsibility for your actions is the way to improve overall personal life. When you take control of your actions, you are putting bad habits behind you and moving forward down a new highway. At the end of the highway, you will find happiness. Responsibility is a good thing. Sometimes we make mistakes. There is nothing wrong with this, as long as you learn from these mistakes. You are a human being and will make mistakes for the rest of your life. Mistakes is a part of life, you will have to face.
Too many people in this world blame others for their mistakes. Taking responsibility is the way to stop blaming others and start putting the blame where it belongs. Once you learn to take blame, you will see new horizons in your future. Sadly, the law talks about society casting blame, but these people too are worse at casting blame than anyone else casts. We see this in the media, etc. Unfortunately, we have bad examples to follow in life, so you will need to learn to become your own best example. No one can guide you to improve your life better than you can. When a person takes blame they do not dwell on the mistake they made, rather look at the options to make things right. For instance, if you cause an accident while driving, you would take the blame and find a way to resolve the problem.
Once you learn to take reasonability for your actions, you will see the road that leads you to success. Someone taking responsibility for their action is the master of their own mind and body.
In life, you will have risks. You will need to learn to take risks whether you like it or not. Sometimes you will take risks that cause you harm, or causes harm to other people. To avoid taking risks that cause harm, try using your critical thinking cap to discover consequences first. Be willing to take chances, as well as participating even if you feel it is stupid. Many people say, I am probably going to ask another stupid question. The fact is there are no stupid questions. The point being, dont be afraid to ask questions when in doubt. In fact, when in doubt dont do it.
When you are willing to join in with others to make your life better, take responsibility for your actions, etc, you are improving your life. a person willing to improve their life is not sitting on the back burner. This person is taking the steps, playing the game of life and taking action to achieve his or her goals.
Are you a generalist?
Do you take interest in all things around you? Do you keep an open mind when something good comes your way? Are you willing to learn? If you take action to acquire these skills you will successfully walk through life without running backwards taking responsibility for bad mistakes you made.
Do you accept the unknown?
The unknown can become your best friend. When you learn to accept the unknown, it can help you improve your overall personal life. For instance, if you know English are you willing to learn French. Broaden your horizons and I promise you that you will improve your overall personal life.
Do you acknowledge your limitations?
We all have limits. We must set limits for our self each day. If you fail to set these limits, you will spend the rest of your life casting blame, since you will live in a chaotic world.