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Protecting and nurturing your health and
emotional well being by communicating your needs assertively in your
relationships is a part of taking self-responsibility for your actions.
Other important parts of self-responsibility include:
- Acknowledging that you are solely responsible for the choices in your life.
- Accepting that you are responsible for what you choose to feel or think.
- Accepting that you choose the direction for your life.
- Accepting that you cannot blame others for the choices you have made.
- Recognizing that you are your best cheerleader; it is not reasonable or healthy
for you to depend on others to make you feel good about yourself.
- Recognizing that as you enter adulthood and maturity, you determine how your
self-esteem will develop.
- Taking preventive health oriented steps of structuring your life with time
management, stress management, confronting fears, and burnout prevention.
- Taking an honest inventory of your strengths, abilities, talents, virtues, and