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40 Common Mistakes No Woman Over 40 Should Make

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 2 of 41: Sure, it may feel good to have people like you, but those people-pleasing behaviors come at no small cost to you. If you’re constantly overextending yourself or making things harder to please others, you’re sure to find yourself exhausted in the long run. “While it is okay to do things for other people, don’t forget to think about what is in your best interest as well,” recommends Dr. Khazan. And for more ways to own your 40s, learn the 40 Things You Should Never Feel After 40.

1. Doing things to please others.

Sure, it may feel good to have people like you, but those people-pleasing behaviors come at no small cost to you. If you’re constantly overextending yourself or making things harder to please others, you’re sure to find yourself exhausted in the long run. “While it is okay to do things for other people, don’t forget to think about what is in your best interest as well,” recommends Dr. Khazan. And for more ways to own your 40s, learn the 40 Things You Should Never Feel After 40.

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