Setting the Tone

We bring out different aspects in one another, depending on our history, habits and belief systems. If we judge others, they feel it and act accordingly. Our judgments are really about us because we’re usually just projecting our fears, aspirations and...

Different People, Different Standards

In light of the fact that people have different biological predispositions and physiological abilities and constraints, it’s no wonder that we have different capacities and perceptions. Considering each of us travels through a totally unique tunnel of training,...

Don’t Believe It

Our negative thoughts regarding the behavior of others are merely distractions that turn our focus outward rather than facing the truth about what we’re feeling inside. Of course, when we see someone who’s truly harming others or otherwise misguided,...

It’s About You!

Every judgment we have shows us what we don’t accept in ourselves. The world we see and experience ‘out there’ doesn’t really exist without our spin. We judge everything that doesn’t fit┬áneatly into our paradigm. We restrict our own...

Misunderstandings

Because we’re each operating in our own, self-fabricated world, we are sometimes offended by things that weren’t meant to be offensive. We all interpret our experiences according to our memories and programming. We can even subconsciously like and dislike...

What We Notice

The positive characteristics we notice in others are ones that we appreciate in ourselves. It’s empowering to acknowledge these favorable traits but, if we really want to grow and expand our self-awareness, noticing the traits that push our buttons is even more...