See all Meditation


Top articles

How to Meditate: Meditation 101 for Beginners

10 Science-Backed Benefits of Meditation

What is Meditation?

Mindful LivingSleep
CommunityFor Work

Respect and Disrespect

Cory Muscara



Cory Muscara



Scan the following QR code with your camera app to open it on your phone

Respect and Disrespect

Personalized support for learning how to integrate mindfulness into your life. Delivered fresh everyday by our world renowned experts. Choose meditation duration:

Hi, and welcome back to

your Daily Mindfulness.

In today's session, we're going

to talk about self-respect and

how we tolerate disrespect.

So I'll start by saying something.

The more you respect yourself,

the less you will tolerate

disrespect from other people.

There's an interesting thing that happens

when you do start to respect yourself,

you become much more sensitive to

when other people don't show that same

respect to you and much less tolerant

of it because you now know what it feels

like to receive respect, to appreciate

yourself and, and to, to show yourself

some level of respect that when you're

not getting that externally, the system is

just more tuned to what that feels like.

And the process of developing self-respect

is something that can take some time.

A lot of it just involves figuring out

who is the person that I respect myself

to be and continuing to live in alignment

with that person, we can develop a sense

of self-respect from the inside out there.

And we can also develop it by showing

ourselves more self-compassion,

connecting to our inherent sense

of self-worth and goodness.

So we will do a self compassion

and loving kindness meditation

today to really drop into that.

But one reflection I'd love for you to

take into your day is to just assess in

your own life of what is your tolerance

of disrespect from other people?

Do you find that there is a lot

of disrespect coming your way,

but you tend to tolerate it.

You tend to just let it happen

or not put up a boundary.

And if so, although it might be

a painful reflection, you might

have to turn the mirror inward and

look at, you know, do you tolerate

that disrespect from yourself?

Do you tolerate that

disrespect from yourself?

If so, it's okay.

The first stage of all of this

is, is always awareness to see

how are we relating to ourselves.

And sometimes we see some harsh truths.

But only when we can come to terms

with that truth when we can name it

and see it clearly, can we actually

start to do anything about it.

And we'll begin that journey today.

And you know, if you're listening,

you, you have been following

along and over to have a practice.

So that journey is, is continuing for you.

But it's just a reflection to bring into

your day to day and just notice what do

you tolerate from the outside world and

turn the mirror in work or towards you and

see, do I also tolerate this from myself?

The more we develop a sense of

self-respect the less we're going to

tolerate disrespect from other people.

So thanks so much for your practice.

Let's settle in for today's meditation.

Get Unlimited Access

Start your mindfulness journey today.

A Mindfulness Plus+ subscription gives you unlimited access to a world of premium mindfulness content.

  • Over 1,800 meditations, sleep, calm music, naturescapes and more
  • Daily mindfulness video meditations 365 days a year
  • 100s of courses and tools to help manage anxiety, sleep and stress

Email Missing

We couldn’t detect your email with the SSO provider you have selected.

Mindfulness Guarantee

We are here to make a positive impact on the world. We never want to sell you something that hasn’t helped you live a better life. That’s why if you’re unhappy with any purchase from us, you have 30 days to get a full refund and your money back.

If you subscribed to Mindfulness Plus+ and are unhappy with your purchase, please get in contact with us within the 30-day period and we’ll refund your purchase.

Learn more about our Mindfulness Guarantee.


Bring balance into your everyday life.

We believe in a world where everybody has access to the life-changing skills of mindfulness.

  • 2,000+ Guided Meditations
  • Daily Coaching
  • Sleep Content
  • Mindful Exercises
  • Mindful Radio
  • 10+ Courses from world-class teachers

Private Browsing

Added to your cart!


Claim your free access

Create a mindfulness account and we’ll unlock this premium session in your account forever.

or continue with
By continuing, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy.

Do you already have an account?

Start a free trial to play this session

7-Days free trial, cancel anytime.

Start 7-Day Free Trial

Finish personalizing your account

Complete a few quick questions to make your own personalized mindfulness plan.