Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

August 2010 Archives

Why Doing Yoga Says “I Love Me”

I’m happy to have Max Strom as my guest today. He’s a teacher, speaker, and author is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of his students and has become one of the most respected teachers of personal transformation and […]

Law of Attraction in Action: Rejection

Wow! This is post 100 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. People didn’t think this series would last too long since I’d run out of topics–but I’m far from that! The Law of Attraction encompasses every […]

Question: Am I Stupid for Being a DoorMat?

In my first post on Beliefnet, someone asked if his stupidity led to his blindness or did his blindness lead to his stupidity. I need to address this as I do believe that many of you probably feel this way. […]

“I’m Not Gonna Take It Anymore!”

This week JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater quit his job. What distinguishes him from the many other people who quit their jobs is how he did it. He reached his breaking point, cursed a passenger out on the loud speaker, […]

Previous Posts

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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