What is so amazing about gratitude is that, according to recent mBraining research, gratitude or appreciation resonates at a similar wavelength to joy and love. So, by being able to practice methods of raising our frequency, we can start having some control over raising our average wavelength which in turn leads to some genuinely exciting benefits.
Your judgement of others can be a major indicator of how you feel about yourself. Projection is a psychological term used to describe the process that happens when someone evaluates others. Usually used in a negative context, subjective criticism, dismissiveness and arrogance are all signifiers or low self-worth and low self-esteem.
Stay aligned to your values. Once you act towards becoming more productive for yourself, you will naturally reduce the internal conflict from acting in negative ways, with toxicity, or involving yourself in politics. It becomes much easier to stay within your values when you are maintaining a strong work ethic.