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Understanding Judgement And Criticism

Practice Exercise •  4 - 6 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes

Judging or criticizing others indicates pain, unmet needs and a coping strategy. It distracts you from yourself and can give you the illusion of control. You may think you see more than they do, imagining criticism will bring change. But even a correct analysis won’t inspire change if they hear criticism. Instead, the moment you notice judgments or criticism turn towards yourself with compassion. What are your feelings and needs?