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The More You Love Your Decisions

The More You Love Your Decisions, the Less You Need Others to Love them

It’s a bit of human nature to think, care or consider what others think.

Quotes like this popular one wouldn’t exist if only a few of us spent time considering what others think.

Are you easily swayed?

Constantly looking for reassurance?

Maybe your unsure if your idea or dream is crazy?

Here’s the truth: who cares!

The only person that needs to believe in your decisions and ultimately your goals for yourself… is you. And, I swear to you the more you start believing it, the less you’ll care what others think.

Maybe that’s like people with terrible voices who sing at the top of their lives… either they believe they are Beyonce, or they just seriously love to sing and they’re not letting your opinion stop them. Keep on singing!

Now, let’s take it a step further: the more you own who you are, what you believe, and the direction you want to take your life, the less you’ll seek out or require approval from others.

I know it’s hard — especially if you’re a people pleaser or someone always focused on getting approval from others. It’s such a female tendency that we don’t even realize we’re doing it.

And, it can be challenging to make different choices than our friends and family.

But no longer. If you really believe in something, deep in your core, own it. Embrace it. And forget the naysayers. Maybe they don’t like it, or maybe they don’t like how big you’re dreaming.

Remember, others opinions of you and your decisions are really much more a reflection about them.

It won’t be easy, but this is true: the more you love your decisions, the less you’ll need others to love them.

Have the courage to believe your decisions are good and worthy. They are, and it’s time.

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    Kimberly
    November 7, 2018 at 7:47 AM

    As a recovering people pleaser, this really hits home for me. I know I spend far too much time giving other people’s opinions power over me and it’s something I have to work hard to change. Thank you for the reminder!

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