It’s so common, you probably don’t even think about it.

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“Broadly speaking, human…


Some people have to learn that the hard way.

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(and who got the short end of the stick)

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Tips to keep you from taking yourself too seriously

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Simple hacks that will stick.

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and stop being dumpy about it

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You’re right to be skeptical

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People-pleasing is a zero-sum game

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Are You a People-Pleaser?


But they don’t work unless you do.

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The scarcity principle can actually work in relationships.

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Mary Liga

Italian, margarita-loving writer, host of Badass Midlife Podcast, and mom of 4 millennial daughters. badassmidlife.com

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