If you feel like an Outsider TPS185
A lot of people lately have been telling me that they feel like an outsider – like they don’t belong. Because it’s part of their identity, they keep perpetrating stories that allow then to feel like an outsider.
- If you are a creative or innovator, it helps to feel like an outsider. But it doesn’t feel like something good.
- Outsiders often dream of being rich or famous, but rich and/or famous people can have as many emotional issues as anyone else, if not more.
- People who stand out in any way often feel like outsiders: Members of minority groups, very tall or very short people, people with disabilities, and others that I mention.
- Outsiders often live in gated communities or become part of tight-knit groups so they can feel they belong.
- Being smart can distance you from others.
- Someone brought up in a alcoholic family can create coping mechanisms that separate them from others.
- If you were brought up in a poor family, the feeling of being left out because you’re poor can continue, even when you are earning a lot.
- Recognize when you feel like an outsider.
- Advice from my dog Angel: I’m here, I have every right to be here, and I know you’re going to love me.
- When I feel like an outsider, I can choose to feel like I belong.
- When we compare ourselves to others, it perpetrates our concept of “other.”
- You can decide how to brand yourself so you feel more like you fit in.
- I had to get over the fear that if I’m innovative, I’ll be an outsider.
- Do you feel like an outsider?
- Most solutions for not feeling like an outsider, miss the idea of the Identity Factor.
- I talk about how I made the shift so I can be unique and not feel like an outsider.
- The outsider feeling comes from within you.
- Do you perpetrate an outsider identity?
- As long as you hold on to outside feelings, you’ll be an outsider.