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Judging other people seems to be a natural habit for most people. As soon as we meet someone, we tend to size them up and make judgments about them, even though we have very little information to go on. We see how they’re dressed, how they use their body language, how they carry themselves, etc. and we immediately decide whether this is a “good” person or a “bad” one, and we decide whether or not we’d like to get to know them better or simply walk the other way. I have always had the habit of making up stories about people as soon as I meet them, and oftentimes, my judgments weren’t kind or inviting. When I was younger, I’d often encounter someone and immediately think that I was better than them in some way, or I’d put them down for some superficial reason. I came to realize that this…

As you can probably tell, I’m very much into positive thinking, adopting the most empowering beliefs, and operating my life from a place of love. One of the areas I struggle with is the area of dealing with “difficult” people (and the word difficult is quite an understatement). So I thought I’d share some personal opinions on the subject. I’m sure everyone walking this planet encounters certain people in their life who are impossible to deal with – people who use you or have hurt you so deeply that all the positive thinking in the world just doesn’t help the situation or help you deal with them (or the results of their actions). I’ll detail a few situations in my life and where I’m at on operating from a place of love and acceptance. When I look back at my life, there are two people who fit this description and…