Take your power back: Choose happiness

Take your power back: Choose happiness

You can decide to be happy or unhappy. How you look at life is how it will be for you. If you look for the bad you will find it. If you look for the good it will be everywhere. As a child you had very little control of your life. You did what you were told. As an...
Sharing your boundaries

Sharing your boundaries

You have set your boundaries. Now it is time to share them with others. When do you do this? How do you tell others so they will honor them? When I have a theme for a month, I think about it and learn all I can. Boundaries are on my mind. I recently got a new kitten....
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...