6 thoughts on “The People-Pleaser’s Guide to Saying No

  • February 24, 2016 at 12:43 am

    I was once a pleaser person, I care about people feelings, rather than caring about how I feel, not until I realized I can only please me and so as everyone. thanks for this.

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    • February 24, 2016 at 8:22 am

      That’s exactly it, Mary Ann. I think you said it perfectly – we can care about ourselves and others, but let go of having to please them!
      Thanks so much for taking the time to read and comment.

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  • February 24, 2016 at 4:15 am

    Sound advice Sharon, especially for those of us who are serial helpers and committee members!

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    • February 24, 2016 at 8:25 am

      Thank you, Ken! Appreciate you reading and glad it resonated with you.

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  • February 24, 2016 at 10:55 am

    Being a people pleaser can be so tiring and demanding! People have got to learn to say no in a polite but emphatic manner and set their personal boundaries.

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    • February 24, 2016 at 11:05 am

      Completely agree, Garth. It’s not being kind or being mean. We can be both kind and have boundaries. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. Take care.

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