Month: June 2016

100% Responsibility

Recently, a beautiful friend of mine gave me an article which posed the question: “What would the world look like if everybody took 100% responsibility for everything within their realm of experience?” On first posing myself this question my inner voice arced up immediately and indignantly: “Don’t be silly Anna, remember how you have an over-inflated sense of responsibility as it is…how can you possibly take responsibility for what other people do! You’re only responsible for yourself!” Logically speaking that voice was making complete sense, because how can we possibly hold ourselves responsible for everyone and everything merely because it is in our sphere of awareness, but then another little inner voice said quietly, “but we’re all one and this is our collective creation“. As a note of caution here, I think it’s important to clarify the difference between: taking 100% responsibility for what goes on inside of you vs feeling responsible for how other people feel. These two things are very different because the former is about self-love and healing yourself whilst the latter is about not being differentiated from others and wanting …