Most of us have someone whose validation we seek – a parent, a sibling, a supervisor. And even if we receive it, we have to ask ourselves if the thumbs up was worth all the effort. This hour, we’ll talk about the constant drive to please others – even at our own expense – with Faith Salie, author of “Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much” (Crown Archetype).
Sally Field arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Photo
Mindy Kaling, star of the Hulu series "The Mindy Project," poses before the network's panels during the Television Critics Association 2016 Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Photo