Is People-Pleasing Contagious?

Eric Stone
3 min readAug 9, 2020

How frequently have you found yourself uttering the phrase “I’m sorry” throughout the day? In the realm of social and professional interactions, the compulsion to over-apologize can become an inadvertent habit.

The urge to please your audience, constant apologies, and patronizing behavior can easily become traps that ensnare us during group discussions, public speaking engagements, or professional…

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Eric Stone

In personal growth & development, great outcomes come from authentic shifts in perspective! These essays aim to catalyze awareness and empower creative thinking