“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” – John Lydgate People-pleasers put others before themselves. They say “yes” to everything, including things they don’t want to do deepContinue reading “Are you a People Pleaser?”
Tag Archives: Healthy Relationships
5 Tell-Tale Signs of a Toxic Relationship
A toxic relationship is any connection that poisons your well-being, confidence and/or personal safety. Although most often toxic relationships are romantic or intimate partnerships, this dynamic also occurs in parent-child relationships, friendships, and other relationships. Toxic relationships can be difficult to identify. Often, even though you know the ‘toxic’ person in the relationship has problemsContinue reading “5 Tell-Tale Signs of a Toxic Relationship”
Mindful Monday – January 22, 2018
“I will find that special person who is wrong for me in just the right way.” – Andrew Boyd I do not believe in soul mates. I believe in people who love each other despite (because of?) their imperfections. I believe that love is a living being that changes as individuals change. Over time, maybeContinue reading “Mindful Monday – January 22, 2018”
What is emotional abuse?
Emotional abuse attempts to damage your self-worth through manipulation, isolation, intimidation, shaming, and other tactics. Sometimes emotional abuse is obvious, but often, it is subtle and underhanded. Emotional abuse can include… Name calling Backhanded compliments Giving the “cold shoulder” Forcing you to “choose” between the abuser and other people you care about Consistently putting down other people you careContinue reading “What is emotional abuse?”