Do you appreciate feedback? How about criticism?
Do you appreciate feedback? Do you promote a culture of truth in your circles? How about criticism? Basically this is how life works: we all have things about us that we're blind to. Not just shortcomings. I'm talking about areas that we don't see about ourselves. Some people can't answer questions straight. Some people can't finish their sentences. Some people come across as rude, angry, uninterested or cruel, and they just don't see it! Some people come across as very anxious. They look paranoid and get overwhelmed very easily. We may halfheartedly pledge allegiance to some shortcoming, but in truth have no clue about this part of ourselves. Parenthetically, or maybe not parenthetically, this blind spot will become exacerbated as the pressures of life (marriage, children, money) kick in. When you're super stressed, overwhelmed or angry, you'll be completely blind to yourself and say and do really stupid things, that you just don't realiz