👉🏼 When to not take things personally: 👈🏼
*Guiding rule: Nothing people do, even the most seemingly specific-to-you assault, is because of you-- it's because of them.*
Don't take it personally when...
- Someone says something hurtful to you.
- Someone does something hurtful to you.
They are hurt themselves. Only hurt people are willing to hurt others. Feel sad for them. Bonus points: love them harder to help them heal.
👉🏼 When to take things personally: 👈🏼
*Guiding rule: We, as in the human race, are only as strong as our weakest link. WE ARE ONE. An attack on another is an attack on you.*
Take it very personally when...
-You witness hatred, inequality or injustice. Speak up, action up, love up for our brothers and sisters.
-You witness someone hungry, hurt, in need, sad, angry. Speak up, action up, love up for our brothers and sisters.