Rationalization - Let Me Explain. Clearing away the wreckage
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"Let Me Explain…"
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Here’s a challenge. Listen for the words, “Let me explain…”. Whose mouth do you hear them from first? Your own?
I was working with a person today, discussing accountability. She asked, “What does rationalizing mean?” A long forgotten ‘slogan’ came immediately to mind, so I’ll share it here too, as the slogan of the day.
The definition of rationalization: providing a socially acceptable reason for a socially unacceptable behaviour.
Learn the skills to be accountable for your own behaviour, without excuses. It is impossible to clear away the wreckage of your own rationalizing and justifying using your own rationalizing and justifying. Get the help you need to find clarity, peace of mind and harmony.