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Stand Strong

Monday, April 01, 2013

If 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing." Anatole France

Do you always follow the crowd or group.? Do you follow the latest fashion trends? ,do you root for the popular sport teams? Do you go to Zumba because everyone else does even though dance is not your thing?

Then STOP!!! Do what you want to do . Be who you want to be . Follow your own drummer , the voice inside your head and heart. You know who, the voice is the one you've been ignoring to follow the crowd, even if you know in your heart they are all wrong.

You need to be strong and take a stand and say no more. If your boss is always bring donuts to every meeting, you need to ask politely if she can bring fruit instead or if you can bring something healthy from home for the whole group. If your friends constantly go out for pizza and beer you need to ask politely if you guys can go for a walk or a run once in a while or out for coffee or tea instead at the local healthy restaurant.

If your with a group of people gossiping and being bullies ,that's right that is what gossiping is. Grown up Bullying. Stand up and don't go along better yet tell them you don't gossip and make them feel ashamed as they should be.

Never blindly follow the crowd . Be you strong brave and wonderful . JUST Be YOU.
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    I am always the one on receiving end of the gossip because I am different and that's OK . I have learned to except the fact that I am an individual and love myself !! Good one , as usual - Hugs K emoticon
    1878 days ago
    I've never been much of a crowd follower, unless the crowd is eating cake! lol Great blog. emoticon
    1880 days ago
    I never thought about gossip as a form of bullying, but you are right.

    I am staying clear of that activity from now on.
    1880 days ago
    Fully agree. The only way we can be truly happy is to be true to who we are. by not doing that we add unnecessary stress to ourselves. Focus on you and the rest will work it self out in the end.
    1880 days ago
    It annoys me so much when my friends/coworkers gossip. Working in food service, there is always chatter, but I just politely defend the person being talked about. Usually that shuts 'em up.

    This is a great lesson, to stand firm in your beliefs. It can be so hard at times, surrounded by other people with their imposing beliefs and ideas. Thanks for the blog!
    1880 days ago
  • JACKIE542
    Great advice. I have never followed the crowd either. emoticon
    1880 days ago
    I've never been a crowd follower.
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    Excellent advice! Have a great week! HUGS!
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    emoticon I love this because as teenagers we follow the crowd to fit in and as adults we sometimes fall into the same trap to fit in at work or school.
    I have learned that being yourself and making decisions that will help you grow is the only way to be truly happy with yourself.
    I am glad you are strong and encourage others to be the same.
    Have an awesome journey to better health today
    1880 days ago
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