Accountability (ac•count•a•bil•i•ty) noun:
1. The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility. “their lack of accountability has corroded public respect”
Being accountable means to stand by your word, actions, and taking the blame when you need to. Being accountable is not only a negative in life but a positive as well.
In life we will face obstacles and will have to make a decision. Sometimes we do not always make the right decision and in order to move forward we must hold ourselves accountable. Standing tall and facing the outcome of our decision is being accountable for yourself and your actions. This is a very important trait to have in life. Being accountable will not only help you in overcoming obstacles but it will help guide you into making smarter, better decisions in the future.
Sometimes it is not easy to own something we have done. Sometimes we can become embarrassed, ashamed, and scared. This is something that we have all gone through and still go through on a daily basis as adults. The difference is that with holding strict accountability for ourselves we do not need to worry about those feelings anymore, we make smarter decisions and have an easier time being accountable for them.