I had to learn the hard way that I can't be everything for everyone. After years of being tired and stressed and not having the time to do what's important to me, I realized that my "no" was being suffocated. The need to make others happy was making the word "yes" come out of my mouth when I really wanted to say NO! One of the best things you can do for yourself is to learn to say NO. Saying no allows you to take control of your life. Saying no allows you to feel confident ab
Do you often say "Yes" when you really want to say "No"? Fear is usually the driving force that leads us into situations that we don’t want to be in. When we look around, we think "how did I get myself into this" and we ask ourselves why didn’t I just say no! People, especially women, say yes out of fear of rejection, fear of abandonment, a need for validation, and questioning of our role in people's lives. To begin setting healthy boundaries with the people in your life, you
Do you sometimes have a hard time setting boundaries with the people in your life? If you often feel resentful and taken advantage of, or feel that you have to do everything for everyone, it may be time to look at the boundaries that you have with the people in your life.
Boundaries define who you are and who you are not. Boundaries determine what you are responsible for and who you choose to allow in your life. Healthy boundaries help you to feel more confident and in co
Are you tired of having fears and self-doubt keep you from achieving your goals? Are you ready to feel more confident in yourself and in your decisions? Have you realized that all of your time and energy is focused on other people and you end up putting off your own needs? When you have a lot of negative self-talk, it becomes very difficult to set boundaries with people. You start to wonder and worry about how they will respond. Their response becomes your primary focus and c