How to not be selfish

By |Jul 11th, 2014|Articles|

Written by Telana Simpson “I’m so tired – I never seem to have time for myself…” “Where is your time going then?” “I spend a lot of time helping other people. They keep asking me to help them or to do things for them, or do what they want to do, and I find it difficult to say ‘No’ ” “What about saying ‘No’ is so difficult for you?” “I’m concerned about what they will think about me if I say ‘No’ or ask to do something I need to do.” “And what do you believe they will think about you if you say ‘No’ or ask for what you need?” “They’ll think I’m selfish and don’t care about them…”   Often a fear of appearing selfish to others causes us to give so much of ourselves that we end up not being in a position to give any more, […]