We unconsciously judge ourselves by external influencers all the time. And so much so that we are feeling constantly judged or that we can never do anything “right”. But who decides if are actions are a mistake?
We allow ourselves to think that we can never make mistakes…. that society or our colleagues or our friends/family will judge our actions as good or bad or that we are a failure. It is our thoughts, emotions, and perception of what our actions mean that can set us free from judgement. It is a way that we can change our view about our actions as learning opportunities versus mistakes. If we allow ourselves permission and freedom to make mistakes, we are creating an opportunity for growth. The quote above resonated with me because it is important that we make a shift in our thoughts so that we treat our lives independent of external influences. We can lead are lives knowing that there will be mistakes along the way and that is okay if we rectify them and learn from them. [Read more…]