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Why You Should Expect Pushback and What To Do About It
Episode 17718th July 2023 • You Are Not A Frog • Dr Rachel Morris
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It's a fact of life that we can't please everyone. That's why one of the hardest things to do is say no and try to keep everyone happy with our decisions. Even if it's against our will, we try to give a piece of ourselves to everyone. The thing is, that takes a toll on us until resentment builds up in our hearts. So, how do you expect pushback while staying firm with your decisions?

In this Quick Dip, we explore the topic of pushback, how it affects our emotions, and why we should expect it. We lay down tips on removing guilt from receiving pushback and handling other people's reactions. It's one thing to expect pushback but another to deal with it. The first step is to accept the fact that there's somebody that will always oppose your views and decisions.

Stand your ground firmly but compassionately. If you want to know how to expect and deal with pushback, this episode is for you. 

Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Learn the power of expecting pushback.
  2. Find out how resentment builds up and its consequences.
  3. Discover the best ways to deal with pushback.

Episode Highlights

[00:29] On Pushback

[02:26] Expecting Pushback

[03:39] How Resentment Builds Up

[04:35] Expecting Feedback

[05:07] How to Deal with Pushback

[07:34] Hunting for the Grain of Truth

[10:32] Setting Boundaries and Expecting Pushback


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