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Four Ways To Break The Habit Of People Pleasing.
People pleasing is a common problem that many of us struggle with. It can be difficult to break the habit of trying to please everyone around us, but it is possible. People pleasing can lead to feelings of resentment, anxiety, and low self-esteem. It can also prevent us from achieving our goals and living our best lives.
So, how can we stop people pleasing? Here are some
- Recognize your triggers. People pleasing often stems from a fear of rejection or a need for approval. Identify the situations that trigger your people pleasing behavior and try to avoid them.
- Set boundaries. It’s important to set boundaries with people and be clear about what you are and are not willing to do. This will help you to avoid feeling taken advantage of and will help you to stay true to yourself.
- Practice self-care. Taking care of yourself is essential for breaking the habit of people pleasing. Make sure to take time for yourself and do things that make you feel good.
- Speak up. Don’t be afraid to express your opinion and stand up for yourself. This will help you to be more assertive and will help you to stop people pleasing.
Breaking the habit of people pleasing can be difficult, but it is possible. By recognizing your triggers, setting boundaries, practicing self-care, and speaking up, you can start to break the cycle and live a more authentic life.
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