4 Signs You Care Too Much About What People Think & How To Stop Worrying About People’s Opinions

Do you find yourself thinking too much about other people’s opinions? Is it starting to feel like it’s negatively affecting your life?  Today, Jay unveils the subtle yet pervasive signs that indicate a deep-seated concern for others' opinions and the telltale signs that you may be overly influenced by external validation, from struggling to assert boundaries to outsourcing your decision-making to others. Jay Also talks about actionable tips and strategies for reclaiming your sense of self-worth and how to draw inspiration from those who have walked a similar path before you, cultivating resilience and self-assurance in the face of external judgment. Explore the transformative power of reframing your self-perception and embracing a mindset of self-acceptance, as Jay emphasizes the importance of clarity and self-awareness in navigating life's challenges.  In this episode, you'll learn: How to not crave external validation How to stop people-pleasing How to not get swayed by other people’s opinions How to stand your ground  Gain practical tools for cultivating inner strength and confidence, from reframing negative self-talk to recognizing the inherent value of your own opinions and choices. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 02:11 Stop Caring About What People Think 04:10 Sign #1: You Get Easily Swayed 05:36 Sign #2: You Struggle to Say NO 06:18 Sign #3: We Often Want to Please Others 06:40 Sign #4: You Outsource Your Choices 09:22 Tip #1: Someone Has Been Through a Similar Experience Before You 17:00 Tip #2: Don’t Be Someone Who Gossips About Others 18:52 Tip #3: Be Clear About How You Feel About Yourself 21:06 Tip #4: Opinions Don’t Become Your Reality 22:19 Tip #5: Think of the Three Best Decisions You’ve Made in Your Life 24:20 Tip #6: People Are Not Thinking About As Much As You Think They Are See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!