Saw Bethenny interviewing Jenny McCarthy. I haven't figured out what to think of her autism stance. I think she has some of it wrong but I have not done the research but I do know that she has this next item SO right. I wrote about reading one of her books, the one on religion and was very surprised to have her describe something that I had learned that has changed my life. ( I also learned don't judge a book by it's cover!!)
This is very simply how it went on Bethenny's show. They were discussing being controversial and not having everyone like you.
Jenny says, "I tell Evan (her son), 'When someone says something mean to you, they are kinda feeling yucky inside.'"
And then she states this is her mantra, "Love yourself, love what you see. Hate yourself, hate what you see."
This speaks volumes to me.
I know I am my own worst critic, and when I let go of criticizing myself, suddenly the rest of the world looks quite rosy as well.
The two things go hand in hand. Accept yourself, accept the world around you. It's such a better place to live.