How many times have you found yourself being too nice only to have it backfire in your face? Are you constantly saying yes when you really mean no because you want to keep peace?
Dr Mark Hyman states, “the avoidance of conflict robs us of an honest relationships, and takes somebody’s ability away to make the right decision. Not telling it like it is actually is a form of manipulation, it’s a way of trying to manage someones response but avoiding conflict.” We end up doing ourselves more harm by simply not speaking up about how we really feel.
Dr Mark Hyman gives great advice with a twist at the end of how he was able to shed these habits himself.
As stated in Female Body Language in a Nutshell, body language, facial expressions, and voice tones make up 93% of our unspoken language. Remember that the next time you’re trying to figure out the meaning behind someone’s text. With that being said, it is your responsibility to communicate properly. Say what you mean and if you don’t understand what someone else is saying ask them.