Self-responsibility is one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal.
And one of the ones I see women use the least.
I truly believe personal responsibility is the most important thing we can do for ourselves, our families and any community we are a part of.
What this means to me is that I am responsible for myself alone and not the thoughts, feelings or actions of anyone else.
Women are conditioned with “them and us” mentality. We are raised to NOT TRUST our own autonomy. We feel as if our opinion/belief/perception on its own isn’t enough, so we feel the need to get other women on our side.
Women by nature are not petty. It is not our nature to gossip about each other or talk behind each other’s backs. It is not our nature to engage in crab-bucket mentality. We have been taught to behave this way.
Finding our way back to self-responsibility is a big part of the reason I do the work I do with women.
I am a leader. But I am not responsible FOR the women I lead. I am not responsible for their thoughts, feelings or actions.
When I take responsibility for MYSELF ONLY I don’t need to get caught up in the agendas of others. I get to own MY voIce, my beliefs, my perceptions and even my PROJECTIONS.
When I take responsibility for SELF only, I get to see so clearly that those outside me are simply mirrors. Perfect reflections of the things I like and dislike within myself.
I get to own my OWN shit.
And now with The Spiral ? modality training under my belt, I get to clear my own shit!
I’m far from perfect, but I’m showing up on the daily looking in the mirror and doing my own work. I’m dedicated to self discovery. It’s not easy and it’s not always pretty. In fact, it is usually messy as hell, but I’m down to get dirty!
I take personal responsibility and will keep teaching women to do the same, look at their shadow, look in the mirror, own and CLEAR their shit so we can move out of our conditioned natures and into LOVING EACH OTHER and elevating each other.
As one of my brilliant clients said today…
Together we rise!