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”

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”

Perfectionism and Procrastination

Believe it or not, perfectionism and procrastination go together like peanut-butter and jelly. They seem like they’d be total opposites, right? We think of perfectionists as “type A,” organized people. Procrastinators seem like they’d be… well, relaxed. Type B, if you will. So why do perfectionists procrastinate? Perfectionists put a *lot* of pressure on themselvesContinue reading “Perfectionism and Procrastination”

How to stop taking things personally

Whether it’s an offhand comment or a rejection letter, it’s hard not to take things personally sometimes! Certainly, there are things that you should take personally, like when someone is intentionally trying to hurt you. But if you, like me, are a sensitive person, it may benefit you to learn how to stop taking thingsContinue reading “How to stop taking things personally”