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You Don’t Need To Believe Other People’s Opinions, Just Believe In Yourself

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Opinions are just opinions. So why worry yourself about opinions? Do not do that. You are better than other people’s opinions of you. You are smarter than other people’s opinions of you. Let people say whatever they want about you. They don’t count. They don’t matter. But you matter. You count. And that is why you should focus on yourself. That is why you should stay focused on what you are doing, where you are going, and how to get there.

“If you want to achieve your dreams, do not focus on perfection.”

Do not fight people’s opinions of you. You are created to make a statement, not to gossip about other people’s lives. What other people are doing shouldn’t bother you. What you should be thinking about is what you are doing. Because if you don’t get it right, you will never achieve your dreams.

What you are doing right now matters more than other people’s opinions. Let them talk. While they are talking, you are walking. Do not doubt yourself. Do not question your abilities to get things done. If you believe you can do it, you can surely do it. If you believe in your dreams, you will surely get there. Believe in your life. Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities to get things done. Focus on what you can control, not what you cannot control.

Focusing on what you cannot control is like worrying about something that is not going to happen. You don’t know what is going to happen next. But what you do know is what you are doing right now, where you are right now, not where you are going.

So if you cannot control something, if you don’t know what is going to happen next, then why worry yourself about it? Do not worry yourself about what is beyond your power. You cannot control life. You cannot control everything, but you can control yourself. You cannot control everything, but you can control your responses to it.

If you want to achieve success in your life, focus on what you can control, not what you cannot control. If you want to achieve your dreams, focus on progress, not perfection. Will you do it for yourself?

How To Build Your Life Around Self-Confidence

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You can’t build your life around fear. Fear is real, but do not let it stop you from doing what you want to do. Nothing is perfect. Do not wait to be perfect before you start something. You are not doing what you are supposed to be doing because you don’t want to fail. If you want to make it in life, you can’t avoid failure. If you are not failing, you are not trying hard enough. If you are not crying in your bedroom, you are not making enough mistakes. Dan Rockwell writes, “Imperfect progress today is better than perfect progress tomorrow.” Yes, it is better to make a mistake than to get stuck in a rut. To pursue your goals, don’t fear mistakes, fear not making enough. Build your success around making mistakes, not around fear. In fact, don’t wait for things to happen to you. Instead, get out of your comfort zone to make things happen for you. Yes, it can happen. You have done it before. Don’t doubt yourself. Believe in yourself. Build your life around self-love, self-confidence, not self-doubt. With self-confidence, you can really accomplish a lot of things in your life. Remember that you are in charge of your life. You can do whatever you say you can do. You can’t do whatever you say you cannot do. You can accomplish a lot in your life if you can just focus on the process, not on the results. Because learning is about the process, not about the results.