How Criticising Other People Can Help You to Find Your Blind Spots

I am especially happy when I complain about somebody’s¬†behavior. I don’t say that I like to complain about people. I just like to notice what I am saying and how it relates to my own behavior. I find very true what all the spiritual junkies claim: “When we look at others we are looking at a mirror. We observe other people through our own filters and we discover ourselves in them. The behavior that triggers us is the behavior that we have not managed ourselves.”

So I really like complaining about other people. It tells me a lot about my blind spots. The behavior that I want to see in others, but I do not want to see in myself.

I have plenty of stories related to that. It is such a funny game.

I was moaning about one of my bosses who was not able to give an honest feedback and I never told him this. I was irritated by my colleague he was always challenging solutions without suggesting a different option and then I saw myself doing the same in a different context. I was angry at my daughter because she never let me finish what I wanted to tell her and every time she started telling me a story I interrupted her with questions.

Enjoy criticizing other people and notice how it relates to you. You can not change the others, but you can certainly change your own behavior.

Lenka Grackova
Bringing more passion in any type of work. Always on the hunt to find a playful and enjoyable way to create and embrace change, develop new skills and discover oneself through challenges.
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