“The price of greatness is responsibility.”-Winston Churchill
What does RESPONSIBLE mean?
There are many definitions for RESPONSIBLE and the one we want to highlight is: having an obligation to do something, or having control over or care for something, as part of one’s job or role.
Being responsible is certainly something we all strive for and it is not always easy. As you begin Day 14 of our KINDolutions challenge, responsibility will play a BIG PART in how you participate.
As we grow up we learn new responsibilities. We learn some on our own, and others we learn because our older siblings, friends, parents, mentors, and elders teach us what responsibility can look like. There is a part of the responsibility that is often overlooked and that is the responsibility we have with ourselves. The way we act, communicate, react, and the way we respect our values and the values of others. Many people think these are things you don’t always have control over so they get overlooked, however, these responsibilities are more important, especially when it comes to our relationships with the people we care about. Imagine if you were always responsible for taking other people’s feelings into consideration? Or when others around you are angry, you are responsible for not reacting back in anger? Imagine if you always stood up for your values and the values of others especially when the masses do not always agree. It takes so much confidence and courage to be responsible to do the right thing and when you do, others have the experience that you are a strong and kind person.
At www.idareu2bee.com we believe that taking responsibility for our actions and more importantly our reactions allow us to be more patient, trustworthy and certainly builds our kindness superpowers.
Today we challenge you to do a KINDNESS ASSESSMENT. The assessment is simple and at times you may struggle, yet this is where your MIGHTY COURAGE kicks in.
Do not give up, do not give in because building your kindness superpowers will have you win!
Get Ready, Get Set and GROW forward with your GIGANTIC KIND HEART.
KINDNESS ASSESSMENT DAY 14
- Are you willing to practice noticing when you are not being responsible for your negative reactions?
If YOU ANSWERED YES, GREAT! Scroll down to STEP 2.
If YOU ANSWERED NO, stay right here and ask yourself this question.
Why are you NOT willing to be responsible for your negative reactions and the impact that may have on others?
Think about what may be preventing you from practicing being responsible for how you react during a difficult situation. This is not easy to do, yet we encourage you to write your answers on a piece of paper or in your journal.
- Write on a piece of paper or in your journal an instance recently when you were not responsible for how you reacted and how that made the other person feel.
- Write out how being responsible can make you a kinder person.
NOW make today the start of practicing being responsible for how you react and witness how paying attention to this will give you more confidence and have others trust you more.
Thank you for participating in the Day 14 of the 2023 KINDolution challenge.