“Compassion is... one of the most healing forces on the planet. We can only experience compassion when we catch ourselves judging other people, and instead, try to step into their shoes. Easier said than done? Oh, yeah.
We’re judge-a-minute machines by nature. But judgments keep us divided, which leads to a deep sense of existential loneliness. That awakens compulsive, controlling behaviors, the ones that send us spiraling into unhappiness, addiction and manipulation.
Who have you been judging in your life? Do an experiment and try to view this person through a lens of compassion. What do you see? Where are they struggling?
If you’ve been un-compassionate toward yourself, where could you be kinder?”
~ Ophira and Tali Edut