A lot of people (both kids and adults) suffer at the judgmental hands of others. They put themselves out there and try hard to be the best they can be, only to be shunned, mocked, made fun of, and in extreme cases, bullied.
It can freeze you right in your tracks.
You begin to second-guess yourself. Your confidence fades. You feel bad about who you are, and what your sharing with the world.
You feel like retreating into a hole. (more…)