"What many people-pleasers don't realize is that people-pleasing can have serious risks."
"Embarrassment and shame aren't pleasant to experience, of course. But they do often serve a useful purpose. "
"Giving so much thought to how others see us uses up our energy, our brain space, it distracts us from what's going on around us and, quite..."
"The same people you think are judging you are not perfect. They're human too. Their perception of you is far from correct."
"You could spend the whole year worrying about what other people think of you, but it wouldn't get you anywhere."
"When you care what others think of you, it stops you from doing what you want and what you need."
"Comparison is the death of joy. ~ Mark Twain"
"Imagine for a moment what life would be like if you didn't care about other people's opinions."
"We tip toe our way through life by doing things in order to please others, not because it's what we believe in. "
"The world is already full of people who obey the status quo. But the people who don't give a fuck are the ones that change the world."
"Negative comments from others affect you instantly, but regret over missed opportunities is something that festers and grows over time."
"The negative comments someone makes is about them, and not you."
"Less worrying about what other people think will help you be more sure of what your own values are. You'll have more time to choose your thoughts..."
"Since the day we open our eyes, our actions are thoroughly judged by the society in which we live."
"If you stay true to your values and do your own thing, you will not need to be concerned with the few people who just don't seem to get you."
"Worrying what others think nearly cost me the experience of a lifetime,"
"If we do not break through our need for the approval of others, our growth is seriously stunted."
"Worrying what other people think is the cause of all kinds of superficial behaviour, embarrassment, missed opportunities, inner resentments, regret,..."