Posts Tagged "fault"
Kids know something that we don’t. Blame is a valuable power-building tool. That’s right. There’s actually something good about blame: Blame is a natural power builder. One parent told me about her two young daughters jumping from couch to chair to couch in the living room laughing and yelling at each other, “It’s your fault!” “No, it’s your...Read More
Imagine living in a world where you are supposed to prevent all accidents, never make a mistake and never get sick. I did…until this week when I finally broke through another subconscious belief. Suddenly the automatic reactions of blame and anger I had to spills, broken things, getting things wrong, and even getting sick made sense! I was at exercise class working out my wonderful body...Read More
Though I probably had the most loving parents on the planet, when I was growing up, if something was out of place, broken or spilled an accusational, “Who did this?” would ring through the house. Three of us kids would chime back, “Not me!” The guilty fourth would defend with, “It wasn’t my fault! I didn’t do it on purpose.” This attempt to instill...Read More