Do You Rush to Judgment? Why, and How to Stop!

September 23, 2014
Hosted by Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

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Episode Description

Do you have a tendency to jump to conclusions with very little evidence but lots of certainty? Most of us do. In fact, the news is full of stories about what we have decided is true about Ray Rice, the Middle East, people with opposing political views and just about everything else. Are our opinions accurate? Have we taken the time to study the situation? Do we have access to all the facts? Where do our opinions come from? Why do we need them? And what mischief do they cause? Because when we rush to judgment, we can do a lot of damage – leap into war, condemn the innocent or ruin the lives of people who are in the public eye doing what many others do in private. Let’s talk about how we rush to judgment and the damage that causes. Let’s talk about why we think we need to have opinions about everything. And let’s talk about how we can learn to pause long enough to get the information we need to be judicious, rather than judgmental. Tune in, call in, share and join our post-show forum.

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Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese

Helen Hillix, Todd Benton and Chris Reese met many years ago, when our journeys for inner healing brought us to the InnerRevolution.Org. Under the guidance of Beth Green, the organization’s founder, we evolved into spiritual activists who support the three principles of The Inner Revolution: Oneness, Accountability and Mutual support – in all areas of life. Ultimately, there is no personal healing; no one person can be well in a world where others are suffering. It takes a collective shift in awareness for sustainable change and for everyone to thrive. InnerRevolutionary radio was Beth Green’s baby, and now it’s our turn to nurture this platform and share the vision: gathering others and sharing work that is being done around the world under many different banners to bring more consciousness into personal, political, spiritual and business arenas. As co-hosts of InnerRevolutionary Radio, Helen, Todd and Chris bring you a weekly opportunity to confront mindless traditions, look at how we separate from one another, and learn to transform our thinking. And, once a month we interview Beth, who is an amazingly wise, compassionate, and funny woman. We have day jobs too: Helen is an intuitive counselor, Todd a web developer, and Chris is an insurance industry executive. Each of us practices the principles of Oneness, Accountability and Mutual Support in all aspects of our lives. It’s a ride, with ups and downs, and worth every minute of it! Join us to learn, laugh and evolve.

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