Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair.
Forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time.
Forgive yourself for not winning every round.
Forgive yourself for being afraid.
But don’t let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying.
— Seth Godin
Just about everyone we know is pretty ruthless when it comes to judging themselves. And those judgments can derail projects and the creative process in general, stopping us from pushing through to doing what we need to or even falling in love.
Apply compassion to yourself for all the things you think are so terrible, all the while continuing to try to do what is important and meaningful to you and others close to you.
We are not perfect beings, we tend to always be…
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