Every year I’ve been learning to be less judgmental. We are worrying too much about what other people think. They criticize what we eat, what we wear, how we behave. We are often getting ourselves in some personal dramas that don’t directly affect us. We usurp the right to share our (sometimes very strong) opinions even though no one asked us. Words can be damaging not only to your friends but to your mental health as well. It’s not about ignoring everything around you, but rather focusing on yourself, be the best version of yourself so you can be the best version of yourself for others. 

So here are the rules I’ve been following. Rules I wrote in my faux leather crop top and mini skirt by Aliette NY (and please don’t judge, what I wear, because I love this combo):

1.    Recognize if the issue, concern affect you directly or not

2.    Respect other privacy and boundaries

3.    Don’t get involved if no one asked you to give your opinion, and don’t assume you know a full story

4.    Everyone has different priorities in life

5.    Practice active listening

“Do not give your attention to what others do or fail to do; give it to what you do or fail to do.” – Gautama Buddha

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Mind your own business. But love your neighbor as yourself.” – David C. Hill

“Justice means minding one’s own business and not meddling with other men’s concerns.” – Plato

“Bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”- Abraham Lincoln

Purple Combo: Aliette NY

Shoes: Maje

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