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For most of my life, I have been a people-pleaser. I took on too much to satisfy others and felt resentful when I became overwhelmed and stressed out with no time for myself.

And then I read:

“No” is a complete sentence.

It changed my life. Thanks to the beautiful book, The Empath’s Survival Guide by Dr. Judith Orloff, I…