Opinions of others can be very important to us. However, those opinions can have a very limiting effect on our self-worth, self-esteem, and the way we operate in this world. In some cases, it’s better not to care about those opinions. When pursuing your own Big Goals, you’ll be ridiculed and you’ll hear a lot of opinions. How to effectively deal with this?
“Before you freak out, keep in mind that it’s not just normal to be occasionally disliked, but in fact, it’s healthy. Rejection is a way to suss out who’s compatible with whom, and just as getting romantically dumped by someone leaves you open to finding a better suited partner, getting axed from a social group gives you space to find folks that are a little more your speed. Plus, it’s empowering not to fear being disliked.”
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