- Ways you may be limiting yourself. Walking a narrow path. A charade you are playing. Seeking the approval of others. Ways you are not being your own best friend. Does one form of critic simply describe events? Offer an explanation? Does your mind also do this? Are you in a constant state of communication within yourself? Interpreting and describing reality in an on-going story you tell yourself? Is there a line that gets crossed where description becomes judgment? What is that line? What does the language of blame look like? What turns explanation into blame? Is there a difference between blame and approval? Or are they actually reflections of each other in the mirror of time?