When to Care What People Think
Are you paralyzed and overwhelmed by the opinions of others? According to Life Coach Stephanie Somanchi, MBA, PhD, instead of building a wall and blocking everyone out, you can learn the skills to care and still make your best choices.
People often think that they should not care so much about what other’s think, however the problem isn’t in caring. The problem is that people disregard their own opinions or are seeking approval and acceptance by bending to other’s opinions. Caring about what other’s think has many positive aspects, but it cannot be done successfully without first starting from a place of self-respect. Once self-respect has been established the person is set to hear, weigh, and adjust to other’s thoughts and opinions.
It’s OK to Care!
But It’s Not OK
Prepare Yourself to Hear Others: