Tag: people pleaser
Did you know that people pleasing is a trauma response? Yes. All the ways that you bend over backwards for others, deplete and neglect yourself to make them happy, and struggle to say no, are actually traits that are associated with trauma and are often linked to something from your past.
Preventing burnout involves getting comfortable with saying no, developing care for yourself, creating boundaries and finding what works best for you.
Want to know what my favorite word for this week is for creating boundaries? “No.”