If you are on a journey to untangle from people-pleasing or perfectionist tendencies, you’re going to want to tune into this conversation with Courney Koester.
This might be stating the obvious to define what “people pleasing” is but I think it’s important to dive into nuanced topics with the same vocabulary.
I define “people-pleasing” as a pattern of putting the needs of others before your own
When this happens, who you are and what you want is replaced by the needs and happiness of others. This comes at the cost of your own thoughts, desires, emotions, likes/dislikes, preferences, goals, dreams and beliefs.
We embody this pattern when we:
This comes from a variety of reasons, many of which come from our communities/families of origin. Courtney and I do a deep dive into where people-pleasing patterns come from and how they have served us and what we can do to integrate them so we are no longer ruled by them.
Untangling people-pleasing patterns is so important because when you override your needs and desires, you silence your voice. When you silence your voice, your Dao has no possible way to manifest.
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Listen to this episode if..
You are on a journey to untangle your people-pleasing or perfectionist tendencies
What You'll Learn in this Episode:
Kat Lee is an Intimacy + Relationship Coach, host of The Empowered Curiosity Podcast and Creator of The Heart Lab. She guides pattern-breakers to alchemize their emotions and embody their healing journey to cultivate intimacy as a spiritual practice.
Courtney Koester is an empowerment coach + wild-hearted adventurer. With firsthand experience in untangling from patterns of people pleasing + self-abandonment, her work focuses on the importance of self-reconnection + rehumanization -- inviting you to explore, untangle, be seen + ultimately come alive in your most aligned self-expression.