On today’s episode, we talk about people-pleasing
“…but my priority is my family right now. I don’t have the time to do this work right now or to participate.”
We did a survey a few months ago and asked our community members what is holding them back from doing the “work” meaning healing their relationship to food & body. People-pleasing came in the top 3… specifically #2. These are the women who knew they had these behaviors.
The funny thing is that the #1 reason holding back women from healing their relationship to food and body was: “I need to lose weight. I can’t bear being in this body right now. Got to fix that first before doing mindset work”. I say funny because that #1 reason is: people-pleasing “in hiding”.
So people-pleasing is a huge theme in our community! That’s what we are going to deep dive on this episode.
Our guest today is Sasha Heinz, PhD and a developmental psychologist. She is an expert in positive psychology, lasting behavioral change, and the science of getting unstuck.
She’s a working mom, she’s lived life on the front line of the battle with perfectionism. So, she is going to help us with that.
What you’ll learn listening to this episode:
- What is the disease of people pleasing?
- How does it manifest in our life?
- Why does it affect women more than men?
- How to learn to say no?
- How to let go of the opinion of others?
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