Twisted Into a Pretzel
- 2013 25 Dec
People-pleasing is not only exhausting, but not very pleasing to others. Oh yes, we can certainly appear pleasing on the outside, but all of this pleasing others turns us into a pretzel, and we actually can become irritating. Furthermore, most people want us to be genuine, authentic. We want to know what others truly prefer, not just a pleasing word or attitude. So, consider being genuine with others. Share what you think and want. Be an individual and notice how others take an interest in you.
Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life, 90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and Twitter. Dr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.