Do you have to do everything yourself? As a highly sensitive person, it’s taken me too long to figure out the answer to this question. The answer is no! Everyone needs a helping hand at different points of their lives.
My perfectionism used to tell me….”If you want something done correctly, you need to do it yourself.” Can any of you relate to this nonsense?
Other non-productive thoughts and actions come to mind. They include:
- I don’t want to be obligated to anyone. Therefore, I shouldn’t ask for help when I need it. Why not, wouldn’t I try to help someone if I could? (more…)