EP130 Don’t Be So Quick to Judge. Here’s Why.
Don’t waste energy judging others. Instead, use that energy to focus on ourselves and doing what we do to the best of our ability.
KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. Keith Callahan, your host. And today, I want to talk with you about a experience of– a personal experience of me personally judging a situation and it coming around full circle.
So, for those of you who don’t know, I live out in– I live out in a very, very like bubble type area. So I live in Western Massachusetts in a town called Great Barrington in an area called the Berkshires. And it really is like a throwback area. It’s you know, it’s a town where you go to the coffee shops and people are not looking at their cellphones like they’re having conversations with each other. So, a lot of people there is a not a policy but there is sort of an understanding that we try to stay away from media as much as possible. And don’t get me wrong like I– we have one TV in our house. A lot of families out here have no TVs in the house. So kind of yeah, you sort of you get that idea, right? Like it’s so that the kids don’t watch TV, our kids might watch like one show a month.
So anyways, that’s a little bit of a brief overview on the town. And the purpose for that is really, really, really simple. And it’s to help the children sort of stay out of the chaos that can come from media. And when I think of media, I think of it more as the news outlets and stuffs like that like the commercial and all of that stuff like to screen them from that. But also to help them to stay in a creative mode because if we’re watching TV, any type of media, we’re in a consumption mode versus a creative mode.
So anyways, enough of all that media stuff I could go on and on but I’m sure you don’t want to hear about that and that’s not what this podcast is about. This podcast is about me and a judgment that I had. So, I remember when we first started having kids and I used to see little kids riding around on electronic like, what are they called? Like hot wheels or power wheels, the electronic cars, right? Like the cars and… Anyways, so for my son’s third birthday, I got a four wheeler, a Polaris four wheeler. About four or five months ago for my son’s birthday, we got him a battery-operated four wheeler.
Now, I was sort of chuckling at myself because I was thinking like it’s something that he wanted so much. He wanted it so much because it’s something that his dad is doing. And now, my three year old son, and my reason for saying I would never get it is because they– somehow in my mind I thought that it takes the kids away from exercise and it takes them away from play. But man, my son just lit up with this thing and he drives it around and then he stops and he takes his hammer out and he hammers it and fixes it up like that. But I’ve seen some other people in our area who were looking at us probably the same way, so it’s not a common thing out here, like stuff like that isn’t a common thing. It’s like the kids ride bikes and the kids you know it’s not electronic-type stuff, it’s more– yeah, it just isn’t.
So anyways, I just want to bring all that up. I wanted to bring it up and I wanted to share it because like who are we to judge? We don’t know other people’s situations. Like sometimes we’re just so quick to look at what’s going on in other people’s lives and to share even internally. Or here’s one that my wife and I are guilty of that we’re working on all the time. Like, other people live their lives a certain way and sometimes my wife and I will catch ourselves sharing what we think like, “Did you see like they did that? Can you believe that they…” that type of stuff, right?
And who are we to judge? And the amount of energy that we lose by judging, anything like who are we to judge? Let’s focus on us and focus on doing us to the best of our ability and let others be others because I honestly think that judgment is a form of insecurity somewhere. So somehow when we’re talking about others, judging others, it makes us feel better about ourselves.
So, I just wanted to point that out because it’s something that we’re continually working on in our family and yeah I wanted to point out that little four wheeler thing because it’s something that I– yeah let’s say judged others on at some point. It’s something that we are doing now.
All right. Have a beautiful, beautiful day. I’ll see you on the next episode. Peace!
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