The Disease to Please by Harriet Braiker
The Disease to Please Harriet Braiker ebook
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
There are many of us, women especially, who feel the need to please and make everyone around us happy. When I first started my business, I wanted every client and I would bend over backwards to accommodate them, even if it meant putting my own needs aside. We all want to be wanted and needed, and the 'disease to please' can be tough to discard. I try my hardest not to force my children to act a certain (acceptable to others) way. Staying silent when you know your own truth is perhaps one of the most detrimental forms of dishonesty. � Taking on too many projects at once. It has been called the 'Disease to Please' and curing yourself can be quite difficult. The Disease to Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome by Harriet B. We do ourselves a lot of harm trying to fit in with others and become who we think they want us to be, just to be loved. Is is more important to teach your children to be nice or to speak their truth? I suffered from the disease to please! Symptoms may include, but are not limited to: • Always saying yes, even when you want to say no. If your answer is yes to all of the above, then chances are you could be suffering from a disease to please.