Your Needs Are Important
Complaints are often doorways to unmet wants and needs. Mastin Kipp
When our needs are met, we are content. When our needs are unmet, we are fitful and we tend to complain.
Somehow, people have difficulty in sharing what their needs are, especially the people pleasers
There are times when people express their needs and they are scolded, dismissed, ignored or denied. Over time these actions convert into not asking for what you need, ignoring our own needs because of the false belief that it is not important, feeling guilty about our needs and justifying not having our needs met.
Lovies, your needs are important, your needs are important!
And it starts with you.
You meet your own needs then it paves the way of how others interact with you.
When we believe that we are unable to express our needs, resentment grows, and complaining starts
Find the courage to speak up about your needs
Find the courage to meet your own needs
Find the courage to accept that not everyone would be either able to meet your needs or even want to
Acceptance leads to making a firm decision on a way forward
It builds self respect, it contributes to self love.
This has been a huge lesson for me, I have been practising both speaking up about my needs and accepting the consequences. The magic lies in the courage
Remember - your needs are important!
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