Owning the Problem Is the Nature of Personal Responsibility


If we don’t work on ourselves to understand our true nature, we will never understand human nature in others Personal responsibility is the practice of managing our ego and recognizing that not doing so is a lack of self-awareness, and thus limiting of one’s personal growth and social well-being. When you realize that the ego prefers excuses as a...

“Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs” – A Specious Defence of Prejudice

Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs A Specious Defence of Prejudice

Were Religions Invented to Control Fear of the Other? Witnessing what is happening in the world – how angry, defensive, and fearful people are of “the other” – I have to wonder, did any form of ego-based prejudice exist against another person’s sexual or romantic expression before religions existed? Consider the latest news out of Texas: “The...

Being At Ease With Yourself – LOP067

Being At Ease With Yourself

“…from the standpoint of the ego, the universe is seen as the “other.” The ego concludes that this “other” is against it and, therefore, that I must struggle to survive.”The Tao of Abundance, Laurence G. Boldt Are You Struggling in Any Part of Your Life? Is your love life, career, or your life purpose a problem or are you at ease with who you are...

Fear of “The Other” is Defence of the Ego – LOP059

Fear of "The Other" in Defence of the Ego

The basic human fear of anyone else who is unlike us, too dissimilar, or who holds a different view of the world is the original binary. The original binary is the ego versus all else. The binary begins early in life when we learn our name; our identity. Who we are – at the level of our name, our ego – separates us from everyone else. “Ego is a...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.