SELF RELIANCE – Reliance on one’s own powers and resources rather than those of others.
Swami Vivekandanda says, ‘We are responsible for what we are and whatever we wish ourselves to be. We have the power to make ourselves.” 
Trust Your Instincts
Form Your Own Opinions
Make Good Choices
The very first yoga sutra states, “now begins the study of yoga.” This implies that the student is ready and accepts responsibility for learning. In other words, no one “makes” us do anything. We are accountable. The shift to taking responsibility for our lives is vital in transforming your life.
No matter what challenges we face we must learn to save ourselves. Do not wait for someone else to come along. Instead of living life as a spectator watching and waiting, jump in and propel yourself forward.
You have the strength to be independent. Listen to your soul’s wisdom for how you want to live, and just do it by taking responsibility for your own growth and happiness
From this point on, there is NO reason to let others get you down.