Setting Boundaries and Learning How to Say No

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Become More Intentional by Setting Boundaries

Privacy is important to most people. Having rules and limits on how you interact with others makes it easier to not overextend your abilities or make a nuisance of yourself. You get to decide how others are allowed to treat you. If they don’t honor your requests, they get less of your time. It’s important that you cultivate friendships and relationships with people who want to treat you well and expect the same kind of treatment in return.

How to Set Boundaries & Stop People Pleasing | Lavendaire

Building Healthy Relationships

When you learn how to say no, you will have mastered a critical life lesson that is central to intimate relationships and self-care. Most of us can benefit from a refresher course. That short, little word will help teach you how to set boundaries so you don’t overextend yourself or leave yourself exposed and vulnerable. It’s important to feel safe so you can put all of your focus and attention into the task at hand. Healthy boundaries are essential for safety, and you can learn how to build them by reading Emotional Intelligence 2.0.

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The Importance of Communication

You don’t have to wait for the next stress awareness month to build healthy boundaries. Being proactive here can help make it easier when you’re struggling between an abundance vs scarcity mindset.

The Power of Communication | Nina Legath | TEDxYouth@ISF

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