The ability to tell a man to go to hell and have him looking forward to the trip. That’s Irish diplomacy.

Yes.

It’s a simple word that gets a lot of us in trouble.

My purpose in life is to help others. I’m here to help others grow and expand. I fought that calling for many years until I gave in and things started to work out for me.

But.

I tried to to too much. Help more than I feasibly could. Call it oversubscribed, maxed out, or zero-capacity state it’s all the same. Overcommitment.

This article listed below provides some strategies for still helping people without making yourself crazy OR being a jerk.

Read this and see if you can summon your inner leprechaun.

How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser (Without Being a Jerk)