If you find yourself people-pleasing for love, attention or fear of confrontation, then this is for you!
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Honoring your boundaries isn’t always easy. Some people will think you’re being a jerk or stubborn. Some will even say that you’re changing in a bad way even though it’s good for you.
Get clear on what you will and won’t accept from others and your life will change for the better.[Read more…]
People-pleasers appear to be very thoughtful. They will do everything they can to make sure those they love (and even those they don’t) are happy. At first, this sounds like the ideal person to have in your life! After all, if they are set out to make you happy, who could ask for anything more? [Read more…]
Sometimes showing up authentically around certain people feels confrontational. One reason for that may be that you’ve never honored yourself in front of them before, so they may not have ever been exposed to you practicing self-respect or self-compassion.
If you’re ready to start being more authentic and letting other people know what’s acceptable and what’s not, you may have to ease them into the new you instead of dropping it on them like a brick. Some people need time to adapt.[Read more…]
If your relationship has gone through its ups and downs, but is now on a good path to prosper, you’ll probably want to keep it that way.
Here are ten steps you can take to make sure your relationship stays healthy and continues to blossom. For more of an in-depth look at each step, listen to the episode attached to this post.
I received an email from someone who is still obsessed over his ex even though they broke up long ago. Not in a “stalkerish” kind of way, but in a “I’m hurt and can’t stop thinking about her” kind of way. He cries almost daily and can’t get over the loss. According to him, she was everything he wanted in a girl.
He invested his time, energy and emotions into the relationship and even though it seemed to be going well, she decided to emotionally close off from him.
Eventually, they split. Since then, he has been unhappy. [Read more…]