Today started out with a nice 26 mile bike ride with the Husband. I realize this seems counter intuitive, but I really zone out on the bike when I’m not pushing my pace. I never really seem to zone out on runs the way I did when I was a kid.
I thought a lot about a post-it note I saw on Operation Beautiful.
I proceeded to write my first note, to myself and put it on my bathroom mirror.
When I first moved to NYC I remember walking by the Crunch gym near Union Square (in its old location) and wishing I was cool enough to work there. Their slogan “No Judgements” was plastered all over their ads.
Have you ever read their philosophy? Here’s the part that gets me:
There are no judgements here – No too much or not enough. No glares of disapproval. Here we keep open minds. We are nurturers. We seek only to encourage, empower and entertain. There is no one type. There is no one reason. There is no one way…..
What if I replaced all self judgement with this philosophy? Sometimes the only person we’re judging is ourselves.