Tag: judgmental

“Be curious, not judgemental.” - Walt Whitman

You Are What You Judge

Do you know that your judgment of others is a reflection of you? And how you feel about yourself? It rarely has anything to do with the people you’re judging. See, judgment is a defense mechanism that helps us justify our lives and maintain a sense of control. But control is something we seek when …

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When you judge others, you do not define them, you define yourself. - Earl Nightingale

Scale Back the Judgment

We tend to judge people and get overly concerned with how other people are living their lives when we feel dissatisfied with our own. See, our judgments are just projections of how we feel about ourselves – they really have nothing to do with the people we’re judging. So, instead of wasting time nitpicking other …

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Monday Motivation Is Back – And Better Than Ever!

Hey there, I’m so excited to announce that Monday Motivation is back AND it’s now in video form. Woo! I can almost hear your shouts of joy through the interwebs… I hope this is a better way to deliver some inspiration first thing Monday morning. Please email me your feedback or let me know if …

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Letting Go Of Old Ways Of Thinking

We tend to corner ourselves into certain thinking patterns that are neither rational nor productive. These thinking patterns stay with us our entire lives and ultimately hold us back from living the life we desire. You know what I’m talking about. The negative thought patterns, the victimizing statements, the self-insults, the can’ts, the resentments. Resentment, …

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Yoga Is Not A Platform For Competition

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned yogi, you know exactly what I’m talking about. When we rank yoga studios, judge people during class, talk about the teacher’s quality of instruction (or lack thereof), we are certainly NOT practicing yoga. I know this because I’ve been both victim and perpetrator of this social crime. (Dramatic, …

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Monday Motivation for March 30, 2015

Don’t care what people think of you, but put your best face forward. Express who you truly are, but follow the rules. Such conflicting statements. Or are they? It seems the battle of self-worth and confidence begins every single morning we wake up and dress ourselves for the day. It’s so subtle, yet so powerful and significant. Many …

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Monday Motivation: The Fear Beneath All Fears

How many times a day do you feel insignificant or not good enough? And how many times are you able to recover from such thinking? We all experience this nagging fear that we’re not important and that people will judge us negatively. This fear stops us dead in our tracks. It immobilizes us and prevents us from taking …

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Don’t Feel Bad About Looking Good

I used to harshly judge beautiful people who looked like they spent more time on their appearance than their character or education. That was a foolish way of thinking. It was foolish because I projected my self-resentment onto them. In other words, I was not pleased with my appearance and felt insecure as a result. Therefore, …

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