Ep. 62: I'M SORRY (2 Words that will Change Your Life) w/ Lauren Lowrey

Season #3

You say 'I'M SORRY' more than you think. Research shows when we say it in the wrong situations we cause more harm than good.

In this latest episode of the mini-series '2 Words that will Change Your Life,' Host Lauren Lowrey explores how we constantly over-apologize [newsflash: women are repeat offenders]. Get ready to learn why we say it, the 8 things you should never apologize for and the 3 things you could say in it's place. 

💥 This episode is for you if 💥

  • You've found yourself saying 'I'm Sorry' way too often
  • You need a solid reflection about how people perceive your so-called apologies
  • You didn't realize saying over-apologizing was such a detriment and want to stop


📺 What you'll hear in this episode📺 

The episode begins with Lauren laying out why we say 'I'm Sorry' more than we realize. For many people it's a learned behavior that's hurting us in social situations.  

  • [2:17] Research shows when you say ‘I’m sorry’ you’re actually sending the message that you don’t have any confidence in yourself. Saying 'I'm Sorry' at the wrong time causes the other person to feel even worse.
  • [6:59] Why are you apologizing for things you shouldn't? In this section, Lauren lays out the 8 things you should never say 'I'm Sorry' for. 
  • [9:39] Lauren shares three easily attainable options for other quotes you could use in place of saying 'I'm Sorry.'



🔖 Chapters 🔖

0:27 - You say I'm Sorry way too much

1:16 - Using I'm Sorry [incorrectly] to appease and comfort others

2:17 - Research around 'I'm Sorry' (lack of confidence, anger, etc.)

3:13 - Why do we say 'I'm Sorry'???

5:58 - What Dr. PaQuita Pullen says about 'I'm Sorry'

6:59 - The 8 things you never should apologize for

8:31 - How to stop saying 'I'm Sorry' 

9:39 - 3 things to say OTHER THAN 'I'm Sorry'

10:45 - Don't use this as a crutch


🗈 Show Notes 🗈

Ep. 20 Set Your Intentions w/ Lauren Lowrey


✔️ Connect with Lauren Lowrey ✔️
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