THE BAD NEWS ...I USED to be a NICE girl.
One of the disadvantages of being a nice girl is that you often allow people treat you like a bloody doormat. You also end up exhausted or resentful as you spend the majority of your time placing everyone else’s needs before your own. As a nice girl, I have also sold my soul on several occasions in order to gain love and approval and would suffer trolley loads of toxic guilt if I, heaven forbid, inadvertently upset another human being.
Being nice is a very expensive habit. Some of the more designer ‘nice’ items I have purchased include:
This doesn’t include the times I have agreed to do things I didn’t really want to do, failed to honour my own feelings and emotions and generally carried on living my life with the firm conviction that everybody else’s needs and opinions were faaaaaaaaaaaaaar more important than my own.
THE GOOD NEWS...The universe has decided (along with some assistance from nicotine withdrawals) that it is time for me to own my nasty (and not so nice) assertive side.
This NEW ME started to manifest about Christmas time 2009 and, within a few weeks, it had really had become a tad feisty!
It’s work has included:
AAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH PANIC – What if people didn’t think I was NICE anymore?
Two months on however, I am glad to say that things are looking quite different. I have become rather fond of this feisty little part and there is NO WAY I am going back to being that nice girl! I am now quite happy to balance both the bitch and the nice!
Tapping into this super duper action part has allowed me to:
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