Psychology’s Julie Exline discusses ways to avoid people-pleasing

People pleasing: Short-term benefits and long-term costs
Psychology TodayJulie Exline, associate professor of psychology, blogged about the downside of people-pleasing and gave tips to help avoid falling into these tendencies. “In the long run, then, challenging some of those people-pleasing tendencies could actually be one of your best ways to say yes to others…without having to say no to yourself,” she wrote.