I used to think I was just a really nice person who wanted everyone around me to be happy. I did all kinds of mental gymnastics to keep the peace and if something went wrong…whoa!
You know I had knots in my stomach and couldn’t stop thinking about it for days…maybe weeks or like, forever.
Until I realized that what I was doing was spending a lot of time worried about other people’s emotions and not figuring out what I really wanted.
If you’re a human, but especially a woman who was socialized to be “nice” it can lead to a whole lot of problems.
Listen in to hear all about people pleasing, why we do it and how to stop, especially after miscarriage stillbirth or babyloss. Grief isn’t a reason to continue people pleasing.
You won’t want to miss this powerful episode.