Stop looking outside for scraps of pleasure or fulfillment, for validation, security, or love – you have a treasure within that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer. ~ Eckhart Tolle
Every person has value yet we seek validation from others to prove that we have worth.
We need outsiders to tell us that we are intelligent, funny, attractive, talented, brave, successful, important…the list goes on.
By placing your worth in the hands of outsiders, you will be obligated to return to them time and again every time you need validation.
Why is it that we believe these words from others but not from ourselves? Our “inside voice” is more likely to criticize and condemn, to tell us that we aren’t enough.
This simply isn’t true.Read more