Is too much people pleasing holding you back?
I just finished watching the Netflix series Fat, Salt, Acid, Heat with Berkeley based Samin Nosrat. In an article* in The Guardian, she credits her Iranian upbringing, particularly people pleasing - "...ta’arof, the Iranian etiquette that prizes hospitality over all else, no matter the cost, as a way of keeping face." - for success in cooking but also it's pitfalls. At 38, Nosrat says she is still trying to disentangle herself from the web of ta’arof. “The people-pleasing and