Kindness Plus Firmness Equals Balance

10 Ways to Sidestep Unnecessary People Pleasing

Season 3, Episode 106

Commonly when individuals live in a very pleasing manner, they have too much of a good thing. The commitment to kindness can become a burden when it is not also balanced by firmness. In this episode we will examine ten ways to make sure your pleasing qualities are accompanied by firmness.

Kindness Plus Firmness Equals Balance

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we learned that:

  • People pleasers can sometimes allow others to rob them of basic dignity.
  • There are times when pleasers need to express their emotions and needs more freely.
  • Sometimes you are doing others a favor when you actually say no.

Let's Talk

“When might you be inclined to be too pleasing to the extent that it hinders your ability to be true to the real you?”

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