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7 Reasons to Stop Proving Yourself to Everyone Else
When we feel criticised or misunderstood, the urge to prove ourselves to others can well up at times. We get caught up in a painful impulse of wanting to say things back at the person who criticises us. We end up rehearsing an endless story about who is right or wrong and why. From a psychological point of view, what does the need to prove ourselves reflect about ourselves? On a surface level, the person who tries to prove themselves appears to rationally justify themselves and point out why the other person is wrong.
I was sitting in my therapist's office. I had screwed up again. I don't even remember what it was, but I remember how I felt. It was a year since I had been released from a mental hospital, and months after returning to some of my past addictions. I was confused, lost, and feeling absolutely pathetic. I remember how those words were starting to come out with him, just word after word of how bad I felt, how lost … and he just sat quietly listening.
My sister was a football player, who had a big influence on me taking up the sport of football. I studied in a government school in Cuddalore, I grasped football lessons from Mariappan sir. But summer camps and daily practice made me liking the game more as I progressed myself better. Is there any specified coach or person who has been always inspiring you to play football or who has been a constant guide to your career from a very young age? Coach Mariappan was the source of inspiration and it because of him that I have continued football and chosen it as a career. He helped me sharpen my skills and tactics.. And he has been with me through my ups and downs, especially during my downs and motivated me to fight through.
The urge to prove yourself to others
I Want To Prove Myself #ReleaseTheHounds
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The beauty of us lies in our vulnerability, our complex emotions, and our authentic imperfections. When we embrace who we are and decide to be authentic, instead of who we think others want us to be, we open ourselves up to real relationships, real happiness, and real success. There is no need to put on a mask. You have nothing to prove to anyone else, because…. In fact, the only relationships that work well in the long run are the ones that make you a better person without changing you into someone other than yourself, and without preventing you from outgrowing the person you used to be. Ignore the comparisons and expectations knocking at your door. The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
The real juice in life comes from the unexpected. We can prove ourselves wrong. To do the thing, despite how it feels, push through, and emerge a little rattled, but alive. Why ourselves? Why not prove others wrong? We think we are surrounded by enemies.