It's a new year, and I hope you're feeling excited, optimistic, and ready for growth and learning. This episode focuses on redefining kindness, especially in relationships. We'll explore how to overcome the fear of hurting people's feelings, empowering you to make better decisions and confidently follow your own path.
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[02:57] Most of us are certified good girls who don't like to hurt people's feelings.
[04:15] Many of us think it would be cruel and hurtful to tell someone how we really feel. We don't want to upset the other person or have them think we're being mean.
[05:03] Many of us believe that not hurting other people's feelings is kindness. The problem with this thought process is that we're not responsible for other people's feelings.
[05:47] If someone feels love, it's because they're having loving thoughts about another person.
[06:11] You must release yourself from the responsibility of making anyone feel anything whether it's good or bad.
[06:42] It's not kind to not be transparent or truthful in your relationships for fear of hurting someone's feelings.
[07:39] Begin to associate complete honesty with kindness. Associate clarity with kindness. Ambiguity is not kindness.
[10:00] Making decisions based on the feelings of someone else will leave you angry and discouraged in the relationship. The most kind thing you can do in any relationship is offer honesty.
[11:09] Free yourself from the thought that it's cruel or unkind to be honest.
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