It just occurred to me that since the person I live with 100% of the time is myself, I should treat myself with the same respect I show to others, and maybe even a little more.

@ice its amazingly easy to treat yourself worse than you treat others. i was giving myself a hard time about something and someone remarked to me - you would give anyone else some grace in this scenario, why do you hold yourself to such a different standard?

@metasyn Definitely! I was trying to imagine myself as a guest in my own home, and I realized I'd never dare treat someone else like this. It's a bit extreme (or maybe some kind of inverted introspection?) but it's an eye-opening exercise.

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