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Dumb Yourself Down To Fit In - All the Cool Kids Are Doing It

When I was a kid I liked to read the dictionary for fun. Would sit in my room for hours devouring new words. Sometimes I’d find a word that excited me, like ‘soliloquy’, and I’d write a poem using it. 663 more words


Have you ever felt like you don’t have enough time to do the things that are important to you? Have you ever felt like you’re doing more than your fair share of the work load? 318 more words


Social Media and People Pleasing

Social media is exhausting. I don’t know how people can have an active Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pinterest and not go completely nuts! Oh yeah, and have time to blog on top of all of that. 186 more words

Writing & Blogging

People Pleasing (The End!)

It was recently brought to my attention that I’m a people pleaser.

Okay, that’s a dirty lie. I’ve always known that I’m a people pleaser. But it was recently brought to my attention that I should stop doing that. 605 more words


Book Review: People-Pleasing Pastors

Book Review: People-Pleasing Pastors: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Approval-Motivated Leadership

Charles Stone shows pastors why it is so important to find our identity and self-worth in Christ rather than through ministry performance and congregational approval. 255 more words


Confessions of a Former People Pleaser

It has taken me years to escape the clutches of people pleasing.

It’s only been through prayer and finding my identity in Jesus that I’ve gained freedom from this debilitating mindset. 603 more words

Lessons Of Grace And Wisdom

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve probably spent your entire life trying to prove yourself and please others. If you’ve been engaging in these behaviors for years, you’ve probably learned that people-pleasing and seeking approval from others can be a major energy drain. 159 more words