Giving is a good thing. But when you are giving to “People Please” and not because you want to, you are definitely giving too much. How do you know?
1. You find yourself resenting the person. You said yes but you overextended yourself and are angry at that person–but you don’t tell her.
2. You physically feel exhausted. You really can’t take on another thing, but you did, and you’re running on empty.
3. You have difficulty setting boundaries and saying no, so you say YES instead. You don’t know the in between, but there is one, for example, “Sorry I can’t help this time, try Caroline. Call on me for something else.”
Tags: mental health