Do you have a critical parent? Have you gone to great lengths to earn their acceptance, only to feel like you still aren't good enough? If you answered yes to these questions, you are not alone. Samantha came into my office once again upset about some critical remark her mother … [Read more...]
People Pleasing: Are You Being True To Yourself?
People Pleasing: Are You Being True To Yourself? Are You Being True To Others? Do you spend so much time trying to impress other people that you have totally forgotten what is best for you? One of our biggest fears is rejection. The need to belong is one of our most basic human … [Read more...]
Are You True to Yourself?
Are You True to Yourself? I used to spend so much time responding and reacting to others, trying to figure out who they wanted me to be. My focus was on how I could be pleasing to them, never stopping to consider whether they were pleasing to me. As long as they liked me, I was … [Read more...]
Are You a People Pleaser?
Author and thought leader, Gabrielle Bernstein discusses people pleasing... There’s a fine line between helping others and being a people pleaser, and mistaking one for the other can be hugely detrimental. When we put others’ needs before our own, we deplete our energy, which … [Read more...]