Do you find yourself constantly putting other people’s needs before your own? Do you struggle with saying “no” and setting boundaries? You may be a people pleaser. In this episode, we explore what causes people-pleasing behavior and provide practical tips for breaking the cycle.
First, we discuss the common causes of people-pleasing behavior, including low self-esteem, fear of rejection, and cultural expectations. We also talk about the negative consequences of people-pleasing, such as burnout and resentment.
Next, we offer strategies for overcoming people-pleasing behavior. We talk about the importance of recognizing the problem, identifying your needs and priorities, and practicing saying “no.” We also discuss the value of setting boundaries and prioritizing self-care.