OC Emberton

The blame game

If you think all the world’s problems are caused by some external person or circumstance then that thought is the problem.


As soon as you stop externalising your blame and look at what you can do, change becomes possible.

If your partner isn’t giving you the affection you need, your boss isn’t giving you the salary you deserve; if the world is blighted by war and poverty and famine the answer is always the same. What will you do about it? Act or let it go.

(Diagram redrawn from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you only ever read one book, make it that one).

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