If you feel like a doormat and people just keep on walking over you and your feelings, then it’s time to take a stand and put a stop to it! Whether it’s your partner or somebody at work that is doing it, no one has the right to take advantage of you, so read these ten great tips on how you can stop being walked over.
1. Start believing in yourself
Our first tip on how to stop being a pushover is to start believing in yourself. Some people were brought up in such a way that it has led them to believe that they have no self-worth and that the only way to get on in life is to be a people pleaser. The first way to stop being walked over is start believing in yourself more and in your own abilities. Start by taking a look at the things that you know you are good at and gain confidence from that.
2. Stop being so agreeable
It is simply impossible to please all the people all of the time. As the saying goes: ‘If you give a person an inch, they will take a mile’, and if people know that you are a people pleaser, then they will invariably take advantage of you. There is nothing wrong in saying ‘no’ occasionally and most people will respect you for it too.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE