The way we feel about others is inextricably linked to the way we feel about ourselves. Aspects of our own personalities that we detest or disown get projected onto others where we subconsciously and mistakenly think it’s safe to dislike them. But disdaining them out there doesn’t serve us.¬†When we’re self-accepting, we respond to others’ behavior with more compassion than criticism. Turning our judgments around and using them as indicators shows us where we need to look within to learn about ourselves. Once we more thoroughly accept ourselves, others start looking…

Much better too.

Jarl and Steve