Barriers to setting boundaries:

Barriers to setting boundaries:

Boundaries are about you and are a guide for how you want others to treat you. Boundaries can be hard for people to set.  Let’s look at some of the barriers to setting boundaries. What is stopping people from setting boundaries? First, we were never taught to set...
Boundaries: Two types

Boundaries: Two types

Let’s look at two types of boundaries. Physical and emotional. Physical boundaries are just that. Your body and your space. Everyone needs different things in their lives. Defining those things are your boundaries. Hugging or no hugging? I grew up with very little...
Having your Back

Having your Back

Having your own back is a concept that sounds so easy but it has been one of the hardest things for me to master. A lot has to do with my childhood. My mother is a narcissist. It was always about her and her needs. I had to learn the difference of being selfish and...
Adding life to your plans

Adding life to your plans

When planning your year, don’t forget to add life to it. It is easy to focus on work. We are trained to concentrate on our career or business. I know that in the past I relied on hobbies to keep me busy when I had spare time. I freelanced in film so there was...
Boundaries

Boundaries

Setting boundaries is telling people how you want to be treated. If you don’t tell them how will they know? We tend to think they are a negative thing. We don’t have to look at them this way. We can look at them like they are our guidelines for ourselves and others....