How to Set Emotional Boundaries

Are you the person everyone goes to for advice? Do others talk your ear off, but forget to ask how you’re doing? Do they ask you for rides or money, but never offer? Are you sick and tired of feeling emotionally drained by others? As a natural helper, healer, people pleaser and/or empath, you mayContinue reading “How to Set Emotional Boundaries”

5 Lies Anxiety tells People Pleasers

We all have anxiety sometimes, about some things. Anxiety can distort thoughts. And this is just as true for people pleasers as anyone. In fact, buying into the lies anxiety tells people pleasers is what often keeps them stuck in self-defeating behaviors. By the way, a people pleaser is someone who tends to go alongContinue reading “5 Lies Anxiety tells People Pleasers”

How we talk ourselves out of saying no

…even when we really need to! When you’re really used to saying yes to everything, it can be hard to say no… even one time! Has this ever happened to you? You’ve been considering a request. You’ve been back and forth, back and forth in your mind. Maybe you want to say no, but theContinue reading “How we talk ourselves out of saying no”

3 Unexpected Self-Care Practices

When most of us think about self-care, we think of bubble baths, hot stone massages, and vacations! Those are awesome ways to practice self-care, don’t get me wrong. But fluffy robes and lavender bubble baths are only scratching the surface of what self-care entails. Unexpected self-care methods are often just as necessary, if not moreContinue reading “3 Unexpected Self-Care Practices”