live your own life

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live your own life

To act, think, or behave independently; to be true to one's own interests, judgments, and beliefs, independent of the opinions or influences of others. I've never once worried about where you would end up after finishing school. Even from a young age, you've always lived your own life. I'm sick of being expected to follow in his footsteps as this great musician—I just want to live my own life!
See also: life, live, own

live your own life

follow your own plans and principles; be independent of others.
See also: life, live, own
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Not how do we get people healthy a but how do we balance the health outcomes we want with the freedoms we regard as very precious in this country to live our own life.
There are the natural causes tragedies and then there are the tragedies in how we live our own life,'' said Castel de Oro.