Answer: A person is not responsible for anything except adhesion with the Creator since he was created for this. Therefore, all of his actions in this world to which he doesn’t respond by attempting to get closer to the Creator are useless and aimed completely in the opposite direction from the goal of creation.
That is how he makes his situation worse. About this it is said: “To sit and do nothing is preferable.”
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 3/20/16