How You Can Stop Being Defensive and Invite More Joy Into Your Life

Is your defensiveness driving people away and weakening relationships?

Ali Hall
Abnormally Normal Newsletter
6 min readMar 22

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When we act defensively, we are in self-preservation mode. If we feel under attack, we defend ourselves by batting away any hostility raining down on us.

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Ali Hall
Abnormally Normal Newsletter

馃弳 Top Writer. Kindness = my superpower. 鉁峆sychology, friendship, social justice, feminism & personal growth. Lover of trail running & dogs.