Do you like to make others happy despite your own feelings, keep the peace and avoid drama at all costs, and go out of your way to ensure you never let someone down? If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions you may just be a member of the People-Pleaser club.
I, too, am a member of this club, though it was not an easy realization to come to. I had to step back one day and think about why I found myself in the same situations over and over again. I knew there was a lesson in the repetition and soon it dawned on me: I was frequently sacrificing my own growth, happiness and often times, physical well-being for others.
I believe kindness, giving, and helping others whenever possible is a priority - but there is a line. There are times when you know it's the right thing to do, and there are many times when your intuition tells you otherwise. You know you should be putting your life or yourself first. Continue reading to learn five questions a People Pleaser can themselves when determining whether to say YES or NO!
Heidi Oran is the founder of The Conscious Perspective, a blog providing education and awareness about Personal Growth, Spirituality, and Humanitarian issues. You can visit The Conscious Perspective here, and connect with Heidi via Facebook, or Twitter.
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