As you grow and expand your views, you will leave others behind. Don’t be afraid of their opinions and hide your wings. Be proud of who you are and spread your wings to discover new heights. Not everyone is going to agree with you and that’s ok. You don’t need their approval to be who you are. You are the only one who can be you. Be the best you possible with confidence, kindness and love of self. Do that and others will stop trying to make you into the mold that makes them comfortable and holds you back.
Don’t get hung up on the negative opinions of closed-minded people. They’re stuck in the gloomy shadows intolerance and afraid to accept anything different from themselves. They breed hate, anger and anxiety over things they know nothing about, and limit their experiences in life.
These are not the people you need to gain approval from, no matter who they are. Family, friends or lovers, cannot validate you. Only you can do that.
The unknown isn’t a scary place. It’s a place of excitement, adventure and wonder. You don’t have to become part of the things you discover. Learning about new things doesn’t turn you into those things unless you want to accept them and pull them into your life. Continue reading