There are so many words of wisdom, passed down thousands of years, that encourage you to take one step at a time. To walk before you can run. All aimed to remind us that rushing through anything in life gets you nowhere fast. This applies exactly the same to your mental health and well-being.
Worrying what others think of us, is a global epidemic. It’s human nature to have consideration of others opinions. We are born that way. But if the balance sways to continuous worry, that is unwarranted, then the balance is off and we are missing the point.
Whether it be simply that you’re anxious that you’ve said or done the wrong thing. Or worrying whether someone likes you. Or you spend hours debating with yourself over what a certain person or persons thinks of you. If you are accepted and liked. Whatever it is, it can be debilitating and makes you generally unhappy. For what you are doing is endlessly seeking the approval of others. When the only approval you really need, is your own. Continue reading