Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

August 2010 Archives

Welcoming Quiet Into Your Life

I’m delighted to have Debrena Jackson Gandy as my guest today. She’s a transformational speaker, workshop leader, business consultant, personal growth coach, and best-selling author of Sacred Pampering Principles and All the Joy You Can Stand. Welcoming Quiet Into Your […]

Law of Attraction in Action: Desire

This is post 101 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to attract all that you need. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in […]

10 Questions for Reflecting

Sometimes I give clients exercises to do to make them more aware of how they see themselves. Becoming more aware of your own perception, and sometimes that of others, can help you see where you need to grow more and […]

Your Unique Journey

People often tell me they’re tired of being a DoorMat and want to be like me. They ask how can they follow in my footsteps? I’ll give as many tools here in my blog and my books for you to […]

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Ditch the Victim Mentality
A common thread among clients who come to me for self-empowerment counseling is “Why do people use me?” And they groan, “Why me?” And they whine, “I’ll never get what I want because of _____.”  I tell them to fill in that blank with, “because I allow myself to be a victim.” People

posted 10:41:37pm Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Standing Up for Yourself
You may be angry at many people and want to tell them all of. But you need to –prepare to take a stand first. Before taking a stand, ask, “Am I WILLING to be serious?” You may want to stop unacceptable behavior, but are you willing to leave or mean “no” or cut visits if ignored? Decide how

posted 12:01:04pm Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Law of Attraction in Action: What You Think Of Yourself
This is post 290 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to manifest your desires. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in Action Series to see how. Very often, your biggest roadblocks to achieving goals are the labels you put on yourself.

posted 8:44:56pm Jul. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Why People Become DoorMats/People Pleasers
George Bernard Shaw said, “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.” Having DMS (DoorMat Syndrome) made me a People Pleaser wh

posted 2:09:35pm Jul. 14, 2014 | read full post »

Law of Attraction in Action: “It’s for the best”
This is post 289 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to attract all that you need. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in Action Series  to see how. People get confused when they’re trying to manifest if something doesn’t work out

posted 12:01:14pm Jul. 08, 2014 | read full post »


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