7 ways to be self sufficient & to stop asking for validation, even from your parents or spouse

The key is to self-reflect and grow. If you don't like where you are, you have to move. Make that switch faster for a happier you, both mentally and physically. Do not be dependent on anyone for your happiness, health and growth. Having a strong sense of independence wi... Read More
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Updated on Jul 09, 2024, 14:34 IST
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Most people constantly need validation in any decision they make. Especially the ones who are in their 20s and 30s. If a person wants to pursue a new skill or wants to go on a solo vacation or wants to leave the job, it can get quite difficult, convincing parents and spouse and family.?Sometimes, there is an urge to be wanting to be surrounded by people and feel loved. Your own family could be unavailable, out of town, your husband could be out of reach, your friends could be travelling.

What do you do on days when there is no one but you? Feeling alone is normal but feeling lonely is a feeling that needs constant work. It's important to feel full even with no one around.

Here are 7 ways to feel complete and self sufficient and stop asking for external validation.

1. Stability in your bank balance

Men, women, young adults, whatever decision you take, ensure you are financially independent. Stability in your bank balance is extremely important to feel wholesome.

?2. Learn a new skill?

Instead of relying on your family and friends for coffee and movies and shopping, work on acquiring on a new skill that will help you in both personal and professional aspects of life.?

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3. Emotional independence

Not just to say it, build emotional resilience for stress, setbacks, and challenges that may arise. It could be personal or professional, it's important to cope up in a dignified way instead of spiralling downwards.

4. Stick to your choice

It's important to take responsibility for your own actions and decisions. Do it a couple of times and you will become comfortable with making choices independently.

5. Physical Health

Do not wait for anyone's validation, availability. Just get out there, prioritize your health through regular exercise, balanced nutrition, and self-care practices that promote overall well-being. No amount of love from any one can make you feel good the way a good fit healthy sexy body and mind can.

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6. 20s and above, set your goals and work towards it

Relationship goals - to be in it our out of a toxic one. Professionals goals - Want to change jobs or climb the ladder of the existing one. Family goals - to be married or stay single. Set clear goals for yourself and work towards them for your own mental sanctity.

7. Network and Support System

Friends are busy, parents are away, husband/wife is not into you. No problem. Have a network of friends, mentors, and peers who can provide advice and support when needed, It's important for your group to be creative and resourceful.

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The key is to self-reflect and grow. If you don't like where you are, you have to move. Make that switch faster for a happier you, both mentally and physically. Do not be dependent on anyone for your happiness, health and growth. Having a strong sense of independence will reduce the need for support from others, including your husband or parents.

For more such stories on relationships, wellness and health, follow us on Indiatimes Lifestyle

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