In this way you learn to let go of other people's opinions
13 Apr 2021Updated: 4 hours ago | people are reading
© Shutterstock Are you a pleaser?
We make choices throughout the day, whether consciously or not. One is good at it, the other experiences choice stress and then you also have the pleaser who bases choices on the opinion of others. So easy, right? Â
Until you realize that you no longer make your own choices and you are dependent on someone's approval. When you notice that others have too much influence on your life, it is time to let go of other people's opinions. When you are constantly looking for confirmation outside yourself, you lose yourself a bit. You actually no longer know what you find important, what makes you happy and what you do not. It will save you a lot of stress if you learn to let go and focus on yourself. These steps can help you with this:
- Grab a pen and paper and write down what is important to you. What do you feel good about and what makes you happy?
- Make choices based on what feels right.
- Find out for yourself what choices you have made today and how you you felt it. Which choices have you remained true to yourself? This way you find out which choices you make for yourself and which ones for others.
- Be honest with yourself. Think before you say yes to something. Is this choice based on pleading someone or because it is really important to you?
It is a matter of practice and a lot of self-reflection, but once you reach the point where you choose for yourself, create You also have the life you want to live and live by your own standards instead of others.