Working on that self-love. I’ve always wondered what it would be like to truly not care about others’ opinions. I have been a person who alters their personality in an attempt to make others feel more comfortable (not in a fake way, more in like an earnest “omg please don’t hate me” way ) Luckily, I’ve noticed I do this and have been working the past year to change it. I’ve seen progress but I can’t wait for the day when I honestly don’t care of others judgements on me. How freeing would that be!? 🤩
I think the first step is to start to love yourself and all your little quirks to the point that it would be unfathomable to hide, blunt, or alter any part of yourself. And it helps to know that if anyone ever dislikes you or judges you, 99% of the time is actually has nothing to do with you. .
I’ve found that I instantly like and admire people who have strong and unwavering personalities, completely unapologetic for living their best life. And I find it harder to connect with people who are constantly checking themselves in how they come off to others. .
. “It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?...Your playing small does not serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you.” - Marianne Williamson