"Karma's a bitch, dude."
Allow me to explain:
Karma is not a bitch. She/it is not a metaphysical scorekeeper, keeping tally marks on all the good and bad shit that you do. Nor is she a Gamemaker (Hunger Games!) purposefully setting traps for you in the same way you've (wittingly or unwittingly) set them for your neighbors. Karma is about balance.
Karma is about restoring the balance of the Universe. It takes into account intentions, repetition, and desperation.
Think about it. Karma really only comes into play when you already know deep down exactly what you are doing and what the ramifications should be. If you know you are screwing somebody over and you do it anyway, then guess what? Subconsciously, as a human being, as part of the Whole, part of the Universe, as One, you will know that balance needs to be restored to the Universe and you will attract some sort of consequence to your life.
Karma is not a bitch, it's not an outside force. It exists only in your own mind. (It's also called your conscience. Duh.)
So.... stop punishing yourself. Right the wrongs you can (My Name is Earl-style). The ones that are too old, the ones you can't: forgive yourself. And move on.
Karma is not out to get you. Karma is trying to help you learn and grow and become a better human being. Trust yourself.
Don't be a bitch. Stand up and take some responsibility for your actions. Stop blaming shit on karma and just try to be a good person. Don't give your power away. Be kind and forgiving and the Universe (read: other people) will be kind and forgiving to you. Karma's only a bitch if you are.
I LOVE 2012!
I'm getting a bouquet of these immediately. I love myself.