We all occasionally wish we had made different choices or behaved more skillfully. There are many factors that govern our performance at any point in time — from external circumstances to biological chemistry. Most of which, we have little control over. There’s no need to compile a list of reasons why we didn’t meet our own expectations. The thing to remember is that nobody, including us, intentionally behaves in a way that results in more hardship. When we acknowledge that we actually did the best we possibly could have considering the circumstances, we can…

Drop the self-judgment.

Steve and Jarl