Midlife Career Change

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How to stop people pleasing and become the real you

Are you a people pleaser? I had this conversation with a client recently. She didn’t think she was until we discussed what people pleasing actually looks like.

As we went through the list of people pleasing behaviors, her eyes got wider and her mouth dropped open. “Wow,” she said. “I thought I was just being nice!”

And that’s what most people pleasers think. I should know because I’m a recovering people pleaser myself.

Robin Carberry, Business and Personal Development Coach, and her dog, Kelly sitting on the porch steps

Simple Ways to Find Your Hidden Talents

I hear it all the time… “I don’t have any skills,” or “I’m not an expert in anything!” And those words almost always come out of the mouths of very smart, talented, Gen X women who have so much to offer the world. I was one of them. Maybe you are, too. The problem isn’t you. It’s that no one showed you the simple ways to find your hidden talents.