Give Up Trying to Please Others and Be Your Authentic Self
The pressure to conform or fit in often drives many people's decisions.
From an early age, we're conditioned to be like others and we carry that into our adult lives.
This causes people to lose themselves as they spend so much time and energy trying to please others, which means they do not live authentic lives.
This issue focuses on the costs if you are not true to yourself, how to get over being a people pleaser, and steps you can take when you don't feel like yourself.
Included in this issue:
- If You Don't Feel Like Yourself, Watch This (Video)
- 5 Ways People Pleasing Undermines Your Leadership (Article)
- Overcoming the Need to Please (Article)
- Leading with Authenticity – The Cost of Not Being Yourself (Article)
- Why Success Comes from Being Yourself (Article)
- When You Don't Feel Like Yourself (Article)
- 11 Things to Do When You Don't Feel Like Yourself (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
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If You Don't Feel Like Yourself, Watch This
Sometimes, you may feel you're not being yourself or you're pretending to be someone you're not.
You don't have to put pressure on yourself to be a certain way just to fit in.
In this video, Mel Robbins share what you can do to get more comfortable with yourself, and share your real self with others.
- Credit: Mel Robbins | YouTube
5 Ways People Pleasing Undermines Your Leadership
Being a strong leader often comes with being unpopular, and doing what's required rather than what's comfortable.
In this post, learn what it will cost your leadership if you're concerned about pleasing those you lead.
- Credit: Carey Nieuwhof | CareyNieuwhof.com
Overcoming the Need to Please
Being a people pleaser is often related to your self-worth and is not a healthy way to live your life.
In this post, learn how you can overcome being a people pleaser so you can increase your self-worth.
- Credit: Allison Abrams | Psychology Today
Leading with Authenticity – The Cost of Not Being Yourself
The cost of not being yourself is always a large one. You can never live an authentic life if you aren't true to yourself.
In this post, learn why people feel the need to not be themselves and what it will cost you throughout your life.
- Credit: IntegrityCoaching.co.uk
Success and Goal Achievement
Why Success Comes from Being Yourself
People are attracted to those who are real and can be themselves in any situation. This also means when you're being yourself, any success you achieve will have greater significance or meaning.
In this post, learn why you can become more successful when you let others and the world see the real you.
- Credit: Fani Stipkovic | HuffPost Life
When You Don't Feel Like Yourself
We've all had occasions where we've felt we don't fit in or we don't feel like ourselves.
In this post, learn what causes a person to feel disconnected from themselves and what you can do to move past it.
- Credit: Saundra Montijo | Psych Central
11 Things to Do When You Don't Feel Like Yourself
Having things you can do to feel normal again is helpful when you're going through a difficult time.
In this post, learn a few things you can do if you don't feel like yourself, and steps you can take to avoid it from repeating.
- Credit: Rebecca Crespo | Minimalism Made Simple
All You Can Do in Life Is to Be Yourself
Your greatest challenge is to stay true to who you are when circumstances around you may cause you to not be yourself.
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How to Stay True to Yourself When Feeling Pressured to Be Someone Different
Staying true to yourself is a display of your personal values and integrity. It's about acting congruently, without compromising what you believe or stand for.
In this post, learn five things that will help you stay true to yourself when pressured to be someone different, so you can maintain your integrity and self-worth.
There Is Only One of You, So Why Pretend to Be Someone You're Not?
The world does not need more people who want to be like others. The world needs you to be yourself.
When you stay true to yourself, not only do you feel a lot better about yourself, you give permission to others to be themselves, too.
Your life will be much better when you accept yourself fully, be your authentic self, and stop giving so much energy trying to please others.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to recall the last time you weren't your authentic self when interacting with others. Identify what caused you to act that way. Replay that same situation in your mind with how you would act differently next time you're in a similar situation.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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