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Already this week I have discussed the big reasons why you have difficulty saying no. I talked about the fear of confrontation and the desire to be a people pleaser. Today I am going to talk about the lesser known, but equally important reasons, for why you keep saying yesRead More
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Last week I sent out an email talking about the need to start saying "NO" more. If you missed it then you'll want to join the ZENcommuter Daily Inspiration Email List. I talked about how many times we find ourselves in a life we didn't choose because we simply agreed with what other people wanted for us. We didn't say no to choices that went against what we believed in. A listener wrote me to say that she has challenges with saying no, so I assumed she was not alone. On today's episode I will talk about why people become people pleasers and how to stop
What you will learn in this episode
- The two main reasons people are people pleasers
- How being a people pleaser injures your health
- 5 Ways to stop People Pleasing
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