Tag: people pleasing

February 25, 2018 Kerry Sutton

Codependency is driven by the agreement that you will work harder on their problem and their life than they do. ~ Unknown. Are you always rescuing your partner or your adult child? Do you feel responsible for them? Is it helping or are you feeling burdened, frustrated and trapped? In a codependent relationship one person (the rescuer)…

November 5, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“Who would you be without the thought that happiness depends on someone else?” ~ Byron Katie. Do you carry the weight of the world on your shoulders? Feel responsible for everyone else? If so, you are probably familiar with the exhaustion, frustration, and lack of satisfaction that can accompany it. Yes, its wonderful to be there…

October 1, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“Be careful how you are talking to yourself, because you are listening.” ~ Lisa M. Hayes. Is your self-talk peppered with words like I ‘must’, ‘should’ or ‘have to’? When you speak to yourself, or anyone else like this, you’re not inspiring success. In fact you are most often doing the opposite – building a wall between…

May 12, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“Reality is always KINDER than your thinking.” ~ Byron Katie. Have you noticed that every time you compare yourself to someone else, a little more of your self-esteem is eroded away? In the past this competitive need to have what he or she has was referred to as ‘keeping up with the Jones’s.’ Today social media has…

February 9, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“You’ll tell yourself anything you have to, to pretend that you’re still the one in control.” ~ Jodi Picoult. Have you ever been called a control freak or something similar? If so, your behavior is probably impacting negatively on your important relationships; family, friends, and / or people you work with. Needing to be in control is also…