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 don’t make […]
Most of us know the Golden Rule about how to treat others—Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. It’s a reminder of not to do anything to someone else that you wouldn’t want them to do to you. But, the reverse is true too. When you don’t love yourself, you treat others better than you treat you. People pleasing and a lack of self-love tend to go hand-in-hand.
As Self Love Month comes to a close, make this your permanent mantra:
“I will do unto myself as good if not better than I do unto others.”
Being a people pleaser isn’t self-loving. That’s when you make what others want more important than your own desires. If you need to keep reminding yourself to be kind to you, keep reminding yourself! Every act of kindness that you give yourself is another brick in the foundation of your self-love. In the video below I share how it works. I hope that you’ve gotten some good out of Self Love Month to jumpstart your desire to love yourself
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