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Don't Over Apologize🙌



"I'm Sorry"

How powerful these words are, isn't it?

They release us from the guilt of having wronged someone & restores a sense of trust

But have you ever noticed how often you say sorry?

Do you over apologize at times?

Just like chocolates, too much "Sorry" is bad! 

The sorry''s we sprinkle through our days hurt us more than anything else

They make us appear smaller and more timid than we really are,

&

They can undercut our confidence,

Our self esteem,

Our self worth

& I'm not saying people who over apologize are inherently bad people

They are just over sensitive & in most cases overthinkers who fear being judged & not accepted

Pyschologists have noticed that Over apologising stems from being too hard on ourselves & beating ourselves up for things rather than realising that everyone makes mistakes

It's a human tendency to make mistakes

& That's absolutely fine

Even Good hearts can sometimes choose wrong ways & it doesn't make them less Good

We'll be a good person regardless

But we still over apologize just because not to make the other person feel even a bit offended

We are very sensitive about harming others

But we fail to realise Nobody owes us anything, and we owe nothing to anyone.

We should value ourselves more than anything else❤️

What is your say?

Be true to who you are and don’t worry about what other people think. Over apologizing or saying I’m sorry when it’s not necessary reduces self-esteem over time. 

Save “I’m sorry” for when you actually make a mistake🙌.

Do you over apologize?.

Over-apologizing dilutes your apologies when they're really needed. And over-apologizing can make you look less confident. It can seem as though you're sorry for everything - for your actions and feelings, for taking up space, for your mere existence.

These types of inappropriate apologies are roundabout ways of criticizing ourselves because we're essentially saying, "I'm wrong" or "I'm to blame" all the time. This doesn't reflect self-confidence or self-worth

So stop over apologizing 🙌❤️

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