The other day I wrote a post regarding the way our perceptions can lead to assumptions which may or may not be correct. Quite often our assumptions are based on our own biases and life experiences.
After writing the post, I started thinking about how often we allow the actions and words of others to affect our moods, our feelings, and generally, our experiences. If someone makes a negative, inaccurate assumption about us, logically we can tell ourselves, oh, that’s just them; they don’t know what they are talking about.
But if we allow it to somehow become personal, thinking that something about us isn’t quite right, we really do ourselves a disservice in carrying a burden that truly doesn’t belong to us.
Several months ago I was in a store in downtown Chicago. I hadn’t been in this particular store before, so I wasn’t quite sure where this, that…
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