"You could spend the whole year worrying about what other people think of you, but it wouldn't get you anywhere."
"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..."
"Since the day we open our eyes, our actions are thoroughly judged by the society in which we live."
"The need to belong is in our DNA. But sometimes that need takes center stage, and what others think about us takes on more importance than what we..."
"Caring about whether people like us is exhausting. After all, a lot of the time someone's feelings about us are out of our control."
"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."
"Form your opinions based on facts and evidence. Make decisions based on your values instead of compromising your beliefs based on what others think."
"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."
"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..."
"Embarrassment and shame aren't pleasant to experience, of course. But they do often serve a useful purpose. "
"Know that it is not your fault or that there is anything wrong with you, it is the society that we have grown up in that contributes to this..."
"The same people you think are judging you are not perfect. They're human too. Their perception of you is far from correct."
"If we do not break through our need for the approval of others, our growth is seriously stunted."
"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."
"Negative comments from others affect you instantly, but regret over missed opportunities is something that festers and grows over time."
"What many people-pleasers don't realize is that people-pleasing can have serious risks."