Don’t Be A Victim

 

Winners find a way to succeed while losers find a way to rationalize failure. Losers talk about their age, their sore back, their lack of time, their poor genetics, their bad luck, or their nasty boss. 

Nobody likes to be around a person who has a victim mentality, and your words indicate whether or not you see yourself as a victim. Your words indicate whether or not you accept responsibility for your actions, and ultimately, for your life.

Victim mentality is exposed by statements like:

“I wasn’t born with…”

“I’ve never been able to…”

“That’s just the way I am…”

“If only my spouse would…”

“I just don’t have the time to…”

“It’s not my responsibility to…”

“He makes me so mad when he…”

“And “There’s nothing I can do about it.”

If you find yourself beginning to feel (or talk) like a victim, then you’ve gotta stop, and choose to take full responsibility for your actions and your life.

I recently heard someone say, “The devil made me do it.” What a poor excuse! You are responsible for your actions! You are responsible for the choices you make!

Right now, I know a husband and wife who are on the brink of divorce because the wife says, “Life is too short to spend it tied down with a family.”

I’m not talking about a wife who’s husband has been unfaithful to her. I’m talking about a couple who has young kids and the wife simply decided that she’s tired of being married! 

What kind of an attitude is that?! How can she look in the mirror and feel any sense of self-respect?!

Max Lucado said that the brevity of life grants the power to abide, not an excuse to bail. 

Life is tough, but winners take full responsibility for their actions and I’m gonna guess that you take full responsibility for your actions, because you are a winner, and given enough time, you WILL win! Yes, you ARE a winner!

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Full Transcript:

Hi, this is Don Howe, and the topic for this Golden Nugget is “Excuses, Victim Mentality, and Taking Responsibility”, and this is part 4 of 5, and I wanna focus on victim mentality. 

You see, winners find a way to succeed while losers find a way to rationalize failure. Losers talk about their age, their sore back, their lack of time, their poor genetics, their bad luck, or their nasty boss. 

Nobody likes to be around a person who has a victim mentality, and your words indicate whether or not you see yourself as a victim. Your words indicate whether or not you accept responsibility for your actions, and ultimately, for your life.

Victim mentality is exposed by statements like:

“I wasn’t born with…”

“I’ve never been able to…”

“That’s just the way I am…”

“If only my spouse would…”

“I just don’t have the time to…”

“It’s not my responsibility to…”

“He makes me so mad when he…”

And “There’s nothing I can do about it.”

If you find yourself beginning to feel (or talk) like a victim, then you’ve gotta stop, and choose to take full responsibility for your actions and your life.

I recently heard someone say, “The devil made me do it.” What a poor excuse! You are responsible for your actions! You are responsible for the choices you make!

Right now, I know a husband and wife who are on the brink of divorce because the wife says, “Life is too short to spend it tied down with a family.”

I’m not talking about a wife who’s husband has been unfaithful to her. I’m talking about a couple who has young kids and the wife simply decided that she’s tired of being married! 

What kind of an attitude is that?! How can she look in the mirror and feel any sense of self-respect?!

Max Lucado said that the brevity of life grants the power to abide, not an excuse to bail. 

Life is tough, but winners take full responsibility for their actions and I’m gonna guess that you take full responsibility for your actions, because you are a winner, and given enough time, you WILL win! Yes, you ARE a winner!

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