We like to be helpful, don’t we? If someone asks for help or just looks like they may need help, we often want to be that kind person who offers it. We like to be helpful, empathetic, obliging, and we may also want to be liked.
Are you someone who’s very good at saying yes to the needs of others?
Let’s just notice that when we say ‘yes’ we are also saying ‘no’ to something else
The something else could be…..a different opportunity, or time with your loved one(s), or time for yourself
Before saying ‘yes’, check in with yourself to see if you’re actually choosing it merely to please others and to be liked. Are you perhaps ignoring your own or your loved ones’ needs in order to be a people-pleaser?
Just a thought…..