But too often we allow other factors — fear, guilt, worry, other people’s opinions — to influence our decisions and we doubt our instincts.
How To Figure Your Life Out
Josh Spector

This is how I was raised. I was raised with everyone else’s emotions and control. As a grown adult who does listen to her instincts, I still fall into the family and friends trap of listening (or remembering) their BS advice. Don’t get me wrong, some of the advice was solid, but a lot was based on fear, guilt, worry, and control.

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