> You don’t know that the 25 stone person you see in the gym used to be 35 stone……
> You don’t know that the person struggling to lift the 10kg weights started by lifting 2kg…….
> You don’t know that the person you judge for being ‘arrogant’ or in ‘love with themselves’, simply because they are leaner than the average person, used to be obese & has had to work their arse to get where they are right now……….
> You don’t know that the person who ‘never speaks’ in the gym & keeps their head down is just as insecure & intimidated as the next person………
> You don’t know that guy who is always ‘checking his phone’ in the gym is a doctor who is constantly on call, and is directly responsible for the lives of others………..
> You don’t know that the ‘naturally skinny’ guy/girl is just as self-conscious as the overweight person……….
> You don’t know what injuries/illnesses a person may have when you see them doing an exercise in what you deem to be an in an ‘unconventional’ manner……….
> You don’t know that the tired & stressed mother of two, who has literally been up all night, is fighting every day to do all she can to regain her confidence….
> You don’t know that the guy next to you the gym who you judge for grunting is going through hell with a messy divorce, and the gym is his only release………..
We ALL judge at times & we are ALL capable of casting our fears & insecurities onto others, just try to remember:
EVERYONE has a story…….
Everyone has their own pain, their own doubts & fears, their own issues & their own hang ups….
That’s all for today, until the next time, have a great weekend.
Tristan ‘nobody knows’ Buttle.
P.S – nothing else today, I’ll catch you next week.