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Challenge 7: Boundary-Setting Strategies

August 24, 2011

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In the last Challenge, you were asked to face and dissolve your lizard fears around boundary-setting. Because boundary-setting may be so new to you, it would probably help to have some strategies (things to say, actions to take, etc) to help get you started. Below are some of my personal favorites. Use the ones you […]

Challenge #6: Healthy boundaries and your Lizard

August 22, 2011

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So you’ve figured out when someone has crossed your line. You’ve identified situations where you realize one of your personal boundaries has been crossed. You’re starting to notice how very reliable that Body Compass is and have even gotten into the habit of gauging who and what makes you uncomfortable. Great job. That was the […]

Weekly Chocolate: Defining your Path

November 5, 2010

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Do you know what you want? Do you know what you’re looking for in your romantic relationships and what you won’t tolerate? Getting clear about your answers to these questions is an important part of getting Un-Stuck. Here’s some food for thought from marriage therapist Katherine Woodward-Thomas: It’s important that we know our limits. It’s […]

How to say no gracefully

April 29, 2010

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Many of my clients tell me that one of the things they struggle with the most in interpersonal relationships is how to set appropriate boundaries. Specifically, how to say “no” to things they do not want to do. Boy, do I know where they’re coming from! As women, we often strive to please others and […]