Everyone has one, they often stink, and the polite thing would be to keep yours to yourself. And for the love of all that is holy, don’t force yours onto someone else.
When it comes to your life, the single most important opinion is your own, particularly when it comes to your self-worth!
Just as allowing others to make your decisions takes away your free choice, so too does allowing the opinions of others to define your self-worth.
Your life is yours to live, for good or ill, and while there’s nothing inherently wrong with considering the opinions of others in relation to your life, permitting those opinions to define you is immensely unhealthy.
Though the people giving them may be well meaning, they’re still coming from people who have had, and who will continue to have, a different path through life than your own. Continue reading…