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  • Be Assertive, Stop Caring What Others Think, Beat Your Guilt, & Stop Being a Pushover
  • By: Patrick King
  • Narrated by: Steve Campbell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (58 ratings)

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Stop People Pleasing

By: Patrick King
Narrated by: Steve Campbell
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Summary

Break your crippling addiction to approval and learn to be less “nice”. 

Do you keep your mouth shut for fear of falling out of people’s graces? Feel that you need to please and serve to stay in your social circles? You have the need to please and all the associated beliefs. Stop bitterness, resentment, and anxiety from always saying yes. 

Stop People Pleasing is a frank look at people-pleasing tendencies - where they come from, how they manifest, and exactly what to do about them. Most importantly, the audiobook emphasizes real, actionable tactics to change your relationship with yourself and others. 

This audiobook was made by a recovering people-pleaser, so you can be sure there is a real understanding of your struggles. Reprogram your beliefs and learn to accept yourself. 

Patrick King is an internationally best-selling author and social-skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real-life experience. 

Find your voice, stand up for yourself, and put yourself first. 

  • The psychological and often traumatic origins of people-pleasing tendencies. 
  • The harmful beliefs you subconsciously possess and how to alter them. 
  • How to learn new, empowering habits. 

Learn the deep origins of your need to please and how to set healthy boundaries. 

  • How to set boundaries and avoid porous ones. 
  • A plethora of strategies to say no and make your thoughts known. 
  • Understand your guilt and get better with confrontation. 
  • How to say no and stop feeling responsible for people’s feelings. 

People-pleasing is called a disease for a reason. It can cripple you and hold you back from what you want - and yet it’s all in your mind! You have the power to completely turn your life around and finally get what you want, defend yourself, and stop being so concerned with what other people think. 

Above all else, learn to free yourself. Reclaim your energy, time, and life by clicking the "Buy Now" button at the top right of this page.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2018 Patrick King (P)2018 Patrick King

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Quickly Disappointing

Had to listen to plenty of dry, artificial example situations but ultimately learned nothing of any value from this all-too-short book. Apparently the author's desire not to "people please" extends to his own audience too.

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Spot-On!

WOW! Patrick King really knows what he's talking about in this powerful audiobook! Everything that he has written relates to me. For years I have been a people pleaser and now I understand why my life is the way that it is. Somebody once said: "When writing the story of your life, never let anyone else hold the pen". That is the opposite of what I've done in my life. I've let other people dictate the show. Now it's time to take back control. If you're a people pleaser and are struggling in this area I encourage you to buy this audiobook.

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Very helpful and useful

Bloody hell a Patrick King book that's both well thought out, articulated and not arrogant or belittling in it's wording?
That's actually impressive in and of itself.
That this one actually contains a string of good advice among the bullcrap is even more surprising.
Still, I recommend this book for anyone looking to improve themselves, because even if you don't think of yourself as a people please, there might be points you can bring into your own life, but also, this might help you recognise the problems in others and help mitigate the stress this puts on them as well as make them aware of the issue if they might want to work on it.

Steve Campbell does a great job here, making the words come alive in a way that stays with you even after you put the book down which is extremely helpful with a book like this one

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Great! insightful...

Wow! Iam so thankful I went back to this book (purchased a while on my journey)

21yrs Narcissistic abuse. Ptsd! heartbreaking Betrayals "unknowingly" Codendent traits from Childhood.
Some real GEM'S for me personally.

Thank You for sharing

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Informative listen

Some great tips I will put into practice. An easy listen. Would recommend thank you

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Very relatable book

This is now my favourite audiobook and I will be listening to it again and again. I found it to be very relatable (almost describing me to the letter) and it has helped me to learn a lot about myself as well as others and how to interact with them going forward. Thankyou to the author and narrator.

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Fantastic

I came across this book just at the right time. Recognising I was lacking skills in assertivemness and had been a chronic people pleaser all my life I searched Amazon for help.

From the first chapter I knew it was what I needed. It's easy to follow and provides great insight into why we people please. It has practical exercises which I will try out once lockdown is over. This book will remain in my audio collection and I will no doubt refer to it in the future.

I enjoyed the book so much that I have gone on to purchase additional books from the Author's collection.

Highly recommended!!

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Exceptional

Exceptional book. Goes dire t to the point and give clear and doable actions and tips to follow. The voice over is very good as well.

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Good book

Very useful and helpful in understanding what you need to do for an easy life

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