22: Overcoming People Pleasing with Sharon Martin, LCSW

Today’s show features, Sharon Martin. Sharon is a licensed therapist, counselor, and mental health and wellness writer based in San Jose, CA. She has spent 20 years providing counseling, therapy, and clinical supervision. Sharon has built a specialized private practice that reflects her belief that you matter and you can love yourself, heal, be empowered, speak your truth, and create a life you love. Listen for Sharon’s incredible insights on life, well-being and much more! What you’ll hear in this episode: • People pleasing • Avoiding conflicts • Meeting people’s expectations • Perfectionism • Rejection, fear of abandonment, and loss of love • Being overwhelmed by your feelings • Personal development • The desire to control how others perceive us • Experiencing discomfort through changing people pleasing • Managing anxiety • How people pleasing, perfectionism and self-worth are connected • Replacing external approval with internal approval • Taking care of ourselves emotionally • Having a positive relationship with yourself • How people pleasing and perfectionism are different for women • Shifting your experience • Learning what matters most to you, so you can make the best choices Resources http://sharonmartincounseling.com http://blogs.psychcentral.com/imperfect https://goodmenproject.com/author/sharon-martin http://brenebrown.com/ http://self-compassion.org Save