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January 19, 2024

Assessing vs Judging Others: What's the Difference?

According to the dictionary, ‘Assess‘ means, “To determine the value, importance, or extent of” and defines ‘Judge‘ as, “To form an opinion about through careful weighing of evidence”.

In real life, assessing vs judging is also how the dictionary define them. We tend to judge or tell our opinion quickly about other people or happenings around us. Assessing, on the other hand, is we determine a person or thing's value by collecting facts and put them in to perspective relative to majority.

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Sara-Mai Conway

Sara-Mai Conway is a writer, yoga and meditation instructor living and working in Baja Sur, Mexico. In addition to online offerings, she teaches donation-based community classes in her tiny, off-grid hometown on the Pacific coast. She is a certified 500-hour Remedial Yoga and Applied Mindfulness Advanced teacher with Bodhi Yoga Spain under the Independent Yoga Network (UK).