A Better Understanding of Others

19 Nov

With this week’s holiday, it seemed a good time to mention:

Any strong emotion, positive or negative, another feels toward you is always about THEM.

They, too, practice projection.

And with that in mind, let’s all take a deep breath and relax.

(Photo credit: Healing with Art)

6 Responses to “A Better Understanding of Others”

  1. Christy H November 19, 2012 at 7:49 pm #

    This post is timely for me. I’ve recently had encounters with a couple of different friends who were definitely projecting. In both cases they each sent me a text. My initial reaction to their words was to go on the defensive, but I soon realized that what they were saying really had nothing to do with me.

    • Healthy A-Z November 20, 2012 at 7:47 am #

      Good for you! It takes angst out of it for you, and it allows them to work through their situation on their own.

  2. Summer November 28, 2012 at 12:59 pm #

    Thanks for sharing, very interest post!
    Enjoy your day.

    Greetings, Summer

  3. Don November 28, 2012 at 1:25 pm #

    “Any strong emotion, positive or negative, another feels toward you is always about THEM.” Such a good quote. .

    • Healthy A-Z November 28, 2012 at 1:40 pm #

      Thank you! We’ve all learned a bit along the way, haven’t we?


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