People Pleasers: Please Thyself!

shutterstock_180170765To thine own self be true–it’s good advice.  But it’s hard to follow if you’ve got strong people-pleasing tendencies.

To be clear, I’m defining a people pleaser as someone who consistently sets their needs aside in favor of doing what other people want,


Saying No to Manipulation

shutterstock_206022634Wikipedia had a great definition of psychological manipulation.  Here it is: “Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the perception or behavior of others through underhanded,