Ten Steps To Better Boundaries

setting-boundaries1. Mind Shift – It doesn’t mean you are selfish or unloving to have boundaries. Self worth comes from defining your life as you want it to be.

2. Define – Define your values, belief system and outlook on life so you have a picture of who you are and how you want to live.

3. Communicate – Kindly communicate your mind shift to the people involved with crossing your boundaries.

4. Expect – Expect that this will be difficult and uncomfortable. Expect that you will find new, supportive and healthy minded people in your life.

5. Reinforce – Create a plan for times when someone crosses your boundaries.

6. Reward – Verbally acknowledge the people who respect your boundaries.

7. Reciprocate – Examine your own behavior and adjust it if you are not respectful of
other people’s boundaries.

8. Stay flexible – Do not create rigid boundaries. Balance and flexibility are integral components of good boundaries.

9. Be Patient – Changing habits takes time. Consistency is the key.

BELIEVE THAT YOU ARE WORTHY OF LOVE AND RESPECT!!

image from: http://inkspirationalmessages.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/setting-boundaries.jpg

Bookmark and Share

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.