“When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful,” Caroline Myss said.
I’ve always found this extraordinarily difficult. The expectations of other people have constantly weighed me down.
At some point, we all need to embrace the reality that the only opinion that matters is your own. It doesn’t mean becoming selfish or egoistic. We still need to help people around us.
But other people’s opinions shouldn’t bring you down.
The words by Osho below helped me to see how important this is. Also check out some of our other related articles below.
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What do you think? To what extent has living your life based on the opinions of others shaped who you are today?
I would love to get your input into this discussion. I’ll be creating an article soon on this subject and will incorporate the conversation we have here.