Wonder why people keep treating you the same way as they always have, even when it's clear you're trying to change?
When you're actively doing things differently, trying to live a life more aligned with who you really are, one of the biggest obstacles can be how others react.
If you try to better yourself, some will warn you not to expect too much. They mean well. They want to protect you from disappointment.
Or when you start to prioritise time for yourself, others may get resentful and push back. They might even call you selfish. They're just used to you always putting them first.
So, what do you do?
First, you can choose how to react. Expect that as you change, others won't. They may, as I just mentioned, actively try to stop you from changing. If you expect that reaction, it won't be a surprise when you run into it.
Choose not to be surprised. And then choose not to be steered off course.
Remember this phrase that I...