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Blaming Others

To Win at Life: Be Solution-Oriented Rather Than Blame-Fixated

Noelle Nelson | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noelle Nelson

Once you accept that you do have the power to transform any given situation, given your unique talents, skills, and access to resources, you will find that your ability to creatively problem solve is tremendous.

10 Ways to Stop Feeling Like a Victim Once and for All

Cylon George | Posted 09.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cylon George

The spiritual sages of every tradition teach us that, even in the most difficult of circumstances, we can find things to be grateful for. Indeed, the difficulty itself can be the source of our gratitude for the invaluable lessons we can learn.

5 Steps to Stop Blaming Others in Your Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Blame. It's one of those things that seem to be a part of all kinds of relationships. It's in our relationships with family members, with our partners or spouse, with friends and it can even be with our co-workers.

Everything You've Ever Wanted Is On The Other Side Of Fear

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 05.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eleni Makedonas

Just when I thought I had it all figured out I'm blind sided with the realization that I've only just begun and, I still have a long road ahead of m...


Jennifer Hamady | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Forgiveness means that you are choosing to release the grip you've continued to allow people and situations from your past to have over you in the present. It is a gift of acceptance you give to yourself; the very gift that allows for true freedom from all that has come before.

Are You Certain That Your Divorce Is All Your Spouse's Fault?

Mark Baer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

If you can think of even one positive thing that ever occurred from blaming others, please continue doing so. We can't change others, but we can change the way in which we act and react. Maybe people would benefit from accepting responsibility, instead of blaming others.

Admit Fault and Move On

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We might think that admitting fault is weak or that it lets the other person off the hook for his or her faults. But actually, it takes a strong person to admit fault and it puts us in a stronger position with others.

The 7-Step Guide to Misery

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Why would someone make the choice to be miserable? Because it is often a way of getting attention and of attempting to get someone else to be responsible for them. If this is what you want, here is a roadmap to make sure you accomplish your goal!

Soul-Talk: Are You Perpetuating Your Own Troubles?

Russell Bishop | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The moment you accept responsibility for your reactions to anything that is happening around you, you have no way back. The moment you recognize that you are the one choosing your reactions, the blame and complain game ceases to have power over you.

How to Get Over Getting Screwed

Tiphani N. Montgomery | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Tiphani N. Montgomery

Somewhere down the line people came to the conclusion that we were entitled to a great life. Like we're owed it somehow. But the reality is that there is only one person responsible for how the cards fall, and that person is you.

The Blame Cycle: Why We Still Act Like We're In Kindergarten

Carl Alasko | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Carl Alasko

We tend to view blame as a necessary behavior, a way to seek justice, a synonym for accountability or responsibility. But it's none of these.

Breaking Out Of Good Vs. Evil Morality

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Only when you realize that you have set yourself up as both judge and victim does the scheme of fear and guilt break down. It dawns on you that you are divided against yourself, and then your goals change.

How To Strategically Place Blame (To Reduce Your Own Anxiety)

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

If you can be flexible in how you assign responsibility for the rain that falls your life, you can ride the storm out with confidence and prepare for the next bright day.

Stop Blaming Yourself for Your Life

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

"You are responsible for your life." At one time or another, you've probably heard this. And although it's true on many levels, it doesn't tell the whole story.