Girl on girl judgment: We should be raising each other up, not tearing each other down

Today I want to talk about capital-j Judgment.

It’s human nature to judge others. In a primitive sense, judgment is what keeps us alive.

But what purpose does judgment serve in, say, the People of Walmart? Or in snidely judging that ‘big’ girl at the gym? Or in the tabloids, where celebrities are constantly scrutinized? What does this judgment get us? Where does it get us? Nowhere but a few thousand steps backward, honestly.

Being Judgey McJudgerson makes us feel better about ourselves. Judgment is a coping mechanism Continue reading