Do you put everyone else’s needs above your own? Is it difficult to draw comfortable boundaries? Are you afraid that if you say no or stand up for yourself, that you might be jeopardizing the relationships you cherish?
Today I’m talking about boundaries, and the difficulties that highly sensitive people and empaths have drawing boundaries. Being in tune with other people’s feelings can make it hard to dial into your own, but it’s important to learn how to draw these boundaries in your life; It will contribute to your physical, mental, and emotional health!
Listen in as I define different types of boundaries, why it’s difficult to create boundaries if you’re an empath, how to effectively start to draw boundaries, and what good boundaries look like.
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“You have a right to privacy, you have a right to say no, you have a right to be addressed with respect, to be treated courteously, you have a right to change your mind, you have a right to cancel commitments.” – Terri Cole
- What are your rights in your relationship?
- The different kinds of boundaries: physical, mental, emotional, sexual, and more
- Why people are afraid to draw boundaries
- How you’ll attract other relationships with blurry boundaries
- The role that transference plays
- What drawing boundaries can do for you
- How to balance boundaries and compromise
- Why you have to know what works for you
“You have a right to be completely self-determined, and that’s what drawing amazing boundaries will do for you.” – Terri Cole
Ask yourself these questions:
- Who does this person remind me of?
- Where have I felt like this before?
- Why is this dynamic familiar to me?
“There are ways you can just stop saying yes automatically.” – Terri Cole