Tag: Emotional Independence

Is crying a sign of weakness? | Emotional well-being

How many times have you experienced a sad moment and you are quickly shut down by someone telling you “Don’t cry, be strong!” I heard this phrase a lot which is “don’t cry be strong” so what does it mean?

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Emotional Independence: It’s Not As Difficult As You Think

Let me begin with a simple question.

Are you in control of your emotions, or are your emotions dependent upon those around you?

When our self-worth depends upon others opinion about us, we are emotionally dependent upon them. They could be our partners, our parents or our friends whom we look up to, or try to impress; people whose opinion about us decides how we mold ourselves just so we feel “accepted”.

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