Sometimes in yoga, it’s hard not to judge myself because I’m afraid of what other people are thinking about how badly I’m doing a pose. NEWS FLASH: they aren’t! When I take a minute to realize that I don’t look at other people during yoga because I’m too busy worrying about myself, I also realize that they are probably doing the exact same thing!
This doesn’t only apply to yoga, but also to dancing in a bar or in a club. It applies to wearing something seemingly “out there” but that makes you happy. It applies to taking a funny picture in front of a tourist attraction even though there are hundreds of people around who can see you. I promise: even if you capture their attention for a moment, seconds later they will have gone right back to worrying about themselves.
There’s a freedom in this. Embrace your silly impulses and don’t give a damn what people think. Life is a lot more fun that way :]