Define validating life
In my mind, I imagined everyone laughing about how stupid my hair looked or how bad my taste was.With every decision I made, I felt afraid of what everyone else would think. Yes, I still have insecurities, but I no longer allow them to dictate the person I am or what I can and can’t do.tags: being-single, dating, goals, hard-to-get, holding-out-for-the-best, love, loving-yourself, not-settling, playing-hard-to-get, positive-thinking, relationships, single, single-life, single-woman, singleness, standards, the-single-woman, validation “Trauma is personal. When it is ignored or invalidated the silent screams continue internally heard only by the one held captive.
Though this scab is both healing and protective, it is the reason why validation from future love may not seep in so easily, no matter how wanting the heart.” ― Richelle E.
Goodrich, tags: compassion, endurance, external, friends, friendship, happiness, hardship, heaviness, help, hope, inspirational, internal-validation, joy, life, life-lessons, love, loyalty, motivational, persistence, personal-development, poetry, presence, sad, self-love, teaching, unconditional, validation, wisdom “When we accept the labels placed on us by ourselves and others, we then restrict and limit ourselves based on those labels.
Break free from them and reclaim your unlimited potential to be your amazing self.” ― Nanette Mathews “Life is fundamentally a mental state. Whose life is truer, the rational man of action pursuing practical goals of personal happiness and wealth or the philosophic man who lives in a world of theoretical and metaphysical ideas?
Why do we care about other people’s opinions, anyway?
Granted, it’s human nature to be self-conscious, but letting others’ opinions of you dictate the person you should be is pathetic.