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35. Who’s Got Your Back Behind The Velvet Rope?

December 14, 2023 Laurie Adams
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35. Who’s Got Your Back Behind The Velvet Rope?
Show Notes

"People can take advantage of your kindness if you let them. Setting and enforcing boundaries is essential for self-preservation and maintaining healthy relationships." So said multiple-award winning actress Angela Bassett, who should know. Because despite her talent, drive and proven tough climb to success, she has remained a kind, active supporter of too many worthy causes to count. Most notably for our interest on this podcast, Bassett is passionate about empowering women. And her words here matter. There’s a difference between kindness and the kind of people-pleasing that can suck the joy of giving right out of you. Self-preservation—that is self-love and self-care—is like the oxygen mask you must put on yourself first in order to have your own happy, healthy life. The unique life you want that enables both giving and getting.

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This episode was produced by The Podcast Teacher.