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Are You Too Eager To Please?

Are You Too Eager To Please?

"We tell them how good they are and they light up, eager to please, and try to please us some more. These are the children we should really worry about." - Alfie Kohn   We've all seen and heard quotes such as 'always be kind' or 'if you have nothing nice to say,...

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What’s Driving Your Desire To Help Others?

What’s Driving Your Desire To Help Others?

“ We rescue people from their responsibilities. We take care of people’s responsibilities for them. Later we get mad at them for what we’ve done. Then we feel used and sorry for ourselves. This is the pattern, the triangle.” - Melody Beattie Today’s article has been...

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Are You A People Pleaser?

Are You A People Pleaser?

“ I can’t tell you the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone” — Ed Sheeran Are you a people pleaser? This term often has a lot of negative connotations and so understandably, many of us don't really like to associate ourselves with it....

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The Ugly Truth About Overwhelm

The Ugly Truth About Overwhelm

In this post, I want to talk to you about overwhelm. This is something I see time and time again, smart and capable people, expending vast amounts of time and energy yet failing to really move the needle forward in terms of their life or career. Instead, they are...

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How To Build Self Worth And Truly Value Yourself

How To Build Self Worth And Truly Value Yourself

In this article we are going to explore how to build self worth. But before we get to the how, it's really important that we define what self worth is and why it is important. So i'd like you to take a moment to reflect on what self worth means to you? How does it...

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Boundaries: What Are They And Why Should You Care?

Boundaries: What Are They And Why Should You Care?

If you are anything like me a few years back, I had no idea what a boundary was or why I’d need one. What I did know was that I felt increasingly taken for granted, resentful, sad, angry, hurt and frustrated by the people around me. Obviously I blamed them for those...

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Turn Your People Pleasing Into Your Superpower

Turn Your People Pleasing Into Your Superpower

What if you don’t need to 'recover' from people-pleasing and instead you could make a few tweaks, hone it and turn it into your new superpower? How would that feel? To embrace all of yourself, the light and the dark? Let me explain… Whenever I read about the trait of...

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Why Becoming Responsibly Selfish Will Change Your Life

Why Becoming Responsibly Selfish Will Change Your Life

What if being selfish wasn’t such a bad thing? How would that change what you do? Would you spend more time doing the things you want or need to do, rather than all the things you feel you should do to please others? Being a little selfish can be a good thing. Let me explain…

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