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Getting Over Myself

September 12, 2014

I suspect that all the problems of the world could be solved—okay, maybe not ALL the problems, and maybe not actually solved—but at least minimized, if only more of us could figure out how to get over ourselves.

What if nobody was married to the idea of being ‘right’ or even believed that there is a ‘right’ answer?  Maybe the other guy might stop defending himself and open up and get excited about listening to our ideas too?

What if nobody was worried about how smart they are or aren’t, or whether they have enough schooling or the right degree or know the right people? Would we all start looking harder for people’s strengths? And then capitalize on them?

What if nobody cared about how big their nose or thighs are? What would we focus on? How big our heart is?

Here’s a video about a bunch of boys who sort of have it figured out:


Much love,


  1. Dick says:

    Robyn, I am trying to stop judging people. Stay on my side of the street. and What other people think of ME?…None of my business.

    • Robyn says:

      Love that you used the operative word, trying :). As long as I’m alive and breathing and human I’ll be judging everything and everybody and worried about what people think of me, even if only subconsciously, because that’s what minds do. And like you, I’m working on it!

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