|How many conversations have you had in your life where the person talking to you tells you everything you should be doing? And you sit there, so politely, while gently nodding your head in agreement? You feel the knot in your stomach tighten, and you hear your brain working in overdrive, it is screaming at you “NO!!! That’s not what I want to do”. However, you smile politely and thank them for such a beautiful idea.
You were raised to be kind and polite, your parents told you “if you don’t have anything nice to say, say nothing at all.” Somewhere along the way though the lines have become blurred, and being kind and polite became more important than how you feel.
I feel you struggling to say no to others. No matter how tired you are, or regardless of what other plans you had. You push it all aside, so often. You tell yourself how you don’t want to create a drama or disappoint others. So that’s when you find yourself working those extra hours, skipping the gym class you had planned and grabbing takeaway on the way home instead of preparing that healthy meal you had planned. You tell yourself “if there is time tomorrow I will do …” (and that time seems to rarely be there)
So tell me, are you sick and tired of always putting yourself last?
You have done everything everyone has ever asked of you, and now you are beginning to wonder why. Perhaps you are noticing:
Are you sick and tired of living your life to please someone else?
“If you don’t design your own life plan,