Setting boundaries is about listening to your needs and advocating for yourself. When you grow up learning that you can't say no or put yourself first, the idea of boundaries is petrifying. But you deserve healthy and balanced relationships with others and yourself. Listen to your needs and stand up for yourself. The temporary discomfort of boundary setting is worth protecting your peace and living in alignment.
It's tough dealing with your own emotions on a daily basis, but what if you're also dealing with everyone else's? If you can deeply feel others' feelings, if you can actually feel the mood in a room, you're probably an empath!
Here's an important message for you if you're a people pleaser, empathetic, or too considerate at times. You are not responsible for others' feelings, or how they respond to events.
Hi loves! It's a special solo chat for the podcast this week. I'm sharing a story I've never talked about publicly before: a painful experience I had in my early YouTube days where I learned that people I considered to be genuine friends, had never thought of me in the same way.
Cut out from your life the people who don't want the most empowered version of yourself. Today's guest, Amy E. Smith, is a confidence coach who wants you to stop being a people-pleaser and start living for yourself. In this episode, Aileen and Amy explore confident communication, authentic living, and how to be responsible for your actions.
Give yourself permission to say no! This has been an issue for me especially in the past couple months. Sometimes I feel like I'm being pulled in all directions and everybody seems to want a piece of me—it can be very draining.