Compulsively trying to please others arises out of a feeling of unworthiness. To avoid feeling this way, we try to orchestrate a positive reflection from the outside by making others happy. This never really works because what we see mirrored back is how we feel about ourselves. If we don’t appreciate ourselves, we won’t truly believe that anyone else does. Our worthiness isn’t about what others think of us, our accomplishments, appearance, productivity, possessions or anything else out there. It’s a state of mind that we access by tuning into and appreciating the awesomeness of..

Our true selves.