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How To Validate Yourself

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We often look to others to validate or acknowledge our emotions. But by learning to do this for ourselves, we're not as reliant on others and we can manage our own emotions more effectively. Self-validation helps us to better understand and effectively respond to our emotions, rather than just finding ourselves reacting to what life throws at us.
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Nikki
Learning
I am learning how to validate my feelings slowly. It’s definitely a new thing for me, I normally try and act like how I am feeling is wrong but now I’m trying to except my feelings and actually give myself a chance to feel them.
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Jeff
Loved this
I love that “I can handle an uncomfortable feeling in my body. That’s all it is” Thank you 🤍