Easy to say: Stop blaming others! What about doing it?
Blame games are often part of our lives, directly or indirectly. But it’s up to you to decide if you want to keep pointing fingers or stop blaming others. If you tend to blame other people for your misfortune or if you’re part of a negative environment, then you should give this ageless challenge a try!
For one day your goal is to cut off the blame.
Why is Blaming Others Harmful for You?
Before starting this challenge, you should understand why blame is harmful and it does not bring any positivity or resolution into your life. At most, it makes someone else feel guilty about a certain event. But at the end of the day, it perpetuates your unhappiness and restricts your freedom. Blame games only cultivate bitterness and resentment within yourself and towards others.
However, most of the time the targets of your blame will be unaware or careless towards your motives/reasons. Ultimately, you’re hurting yourself by choosing to project these feelings into others, to blame them for your unhappiness and misfortune.
To go past this, you need to seek a resolution, whether it is an actual solution or a plan to move forward, by putting the whole situation behind your back. It is certainly not easy but you should definitely give it a try, at least for one day stop blaming others.
This one day challenge will allow you to test yourself regarding your motivations and your mentality. Are you able to change? Or most importantly, do you feel comfortable changing by not blaming others?
Here are some great suggestions of things you can do:
5 Things You Can Do to Stop Blaming Others
Changing your mindset, rewiring your thoughts and allowing new perspectives to come in often reduces the need to blame others. If you were able to do the exercises above, then you’re on the right path to stop blaming others. If you weren’t, that’s also fine. After all, the most important thing here is to comprehend the destructive context of blame.
So, always remember – life is full of lessons and your blame games should be nothing more than acknowledged experiences. Lessons that have been learnt and used for self-growth. A tool to empower yourself and your future.