Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

April 2011 Archives

Question: Why do I have such a hard time asking for help?

I hear this question all the time. It’s tough for many of us to ask for favors or help or anything else we need. I hear it from both men and women, and people of all ages. You don’t have […]

Finding the Empowered Person in YOU

I was unhappy for many years as I struggled to come up for air in the midst of people pleasing. I felt like I was lost, even though I knew how to get to the place I lived. But I […]

Management Lessons Learned from a Dog

When 91–year–old legendary management guru Martin Levin decided to adopt a dog named Angel, he expected an interesting experience, but not a challenging one. He soon learned that he was very wrong. Following one of the guiding mantras of his […]

“I love me” tip: Throw Yourself a Kiss

Do you kiss the people you love? I always do. I greet friends and family with a kiss and of course I kiss a boyfriend a lot. Kisses express caring and love. They feel good to the one you’re kissing. […]

Previous Posts

Shutting Yakkers Up Nicely
Have you ever just wanted to be left alone but someone intruded on your space? When I was a DoorMat and someone talked my ear off when I wanted silence I’d just smile and let them go on and on. I’d get mad inside and feel frustrated at my inability to say what I was feeling—SHUT UP! I’d g

posted 12:01:09pm Apr. 18, 2014 | read full post »

A Wake Up Call
Can you easily recognize when it’s time to make changes in your life?  I’m thrilled to have Dr. Dain Heer as my guest today to give you suggestions for waking your consciousness. He travels all over the world facilitating advanced classes, workshops and seminars on Access Consciousness® and a

posted 12:01:58pm Apr. 17, 2014 | read full post »

Law of Attraction in Action: Assuming the Worst
This is post 280 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. When you’re going through a problem it’s easy to get worked up in a negative direction

posted 12:01:25pm Apr. 15, 2014 | read full post »

Can’t vs. Don’t Want To
We often use words incorrectly. You may say one thing and mean another, without even realizing it. Often it’s done unconsciously. But it’s important to be aware of excuses you make for not

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

Are You a Needy People Magnet?
Do you find yourself surrounded by people who need you for something? Do you tend to end up with romantic partners who need fixing? It’s common, especially for DoorMats who have people pleasing as part of their M.O.  I did when I was a DoorMat. These needy folks would bring me down with their dem

posted 12:01:49pm Apr. 11, 2014 | read full post »


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