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You can't set a boundary if you were programmed to believe that you have no innate value or worth.

Codependency and Boundaries: You can't set a boundary if you were programmed to believe that you have no innate value or worth.
You can't set a boundary if your brain thinks the goal is to ATTACH and never dare rock the boat!
You can't set a boundary if you're more afraid of people disliking you than you are with how much YOU like YOU!
You can't set a boundary if you've been brainwashed to believe looking after your needs is a sign of selfishness.
Yes, codependent people have issues with placing boundaries. Quite frankly, it could be no other way.
Healing is a decision to stay on. the recovery path until you've managed to raise enough awareness around the root causes of why you are stuck recycling family abuse and trauma. From there, it is a daily climb up the mountain of consciousness.
It's possible to heal from codependency and in fact, doing so is the process of your spiritual awakening.
Stay safe out there.
Boundaries are acts of self love.
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Many of us think of boundaries and see lines in the sand

Many people ask me about how to set boundaries. I am asked things like,
"How can I set a clear boundary with my mother-in-law?"
"How can I set a boundary with my children?"
"How can I set a boundary with my mother?"


The thing is, you cannot serve two masters.


Dear One, you HAVE to DECIDE. Will you serve others’s happiness or your OWN?
Will you serve to PLEASE others or will you learn to live to please your SELF?
Will you cater to the needs of OTHERS or will you learn to cater to your OWN needs?


Boundaries are misunderstood. Many of us think of boundaries and see lines in the sand or clear lines of demarcation. When we think of boundaries we see stop signs in our heads and sometimes feel this tightness in our chest. We associate boundaries with being tough and strong--and yet--boundaries are about being open, honest, kind, authentic and real.


You know that electric surge you feel go up to your spine when someone does something that ticks you off, or what about that tight feeling in...

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When we lack boundaries, we are feathers in the wind

Boundaries help us stay in our own lane. They help us honor our emotions, feel our feelings, and honor our internal wisdom.

When we lack boundaries, we are feathers in the wind. We feel distracted, powerless, and we are unsure whether we are following our own drum or the drum of others.

When we lack a healthy sense of self, we suffer with self doubt. We don't know if we should trust our judgment, intuition, decisions, or if we have the right to end relationships with those that are negative, critical, draining, argumentative, and abusive. We stay, shut ourselves down, rationalize, and hush our internal wisdom to sleep.

Boundaries help us detach from the fear of what other people think. They allow us to experience our emotions, our beliefs, our desires, and our personal truth. They allow us the freedom to discover who we are, in spite of who others want us to be or tell us who we should be.

There are those who won't like it when you set a boundary. They will become angry when you...
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My Formula: When to enforce a boundary

It is probably one of the most emotionally challenging things to do as a human being who loves another human being. Setting boundaries with those we love can be difficult and anxiety provoking. So how do we know when we should set a boundary with someone we love?

It is certainly a complicated question and it has helped me to develop a certain protocol around boundary setting with people I love. It is not always fail proof, but having some type of concrete plan has helped me feel less anxious when put in a difficult spot by someone I care about.

My formula is fairly simple. If someone is talking poorly about me and not to me, that is something I generally brush off unless this person is someone who claims to love, honor, and respect me. If I am spoken about poorly about someone who claims to care about me and our relationship, my general rule of thumb is to confront them personally, directly, and to let them know precisely how what I heard made me feel. If this person then reacts by...
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Setting Boundaries

When we find ourselves raging, crying, yelling, screaming, whining, feeling sorry for ourselves, complaining about who did what, or who said what, we may not be aware that a boundary may have prevented the messy drama we end up having to navigate.

When we are feeling tired, overwhelmed, abandoned, exasperated, bewildered, tossed aside, perplexed, confused, and dazed by others lack of consideration, in those moments, we may not be entirely aware that a little ol' boundary could have prevented the sticky conundrum we have found ourselves in.

Life is a melting pot of who said what and who did what, and unless we are clearly defined as individuals, we will undoubtedly get mixed up in other people's cupcake mix.

Be honest, when have you found yourself raging, crying, or feeling sorry for yourself, and today now realize that all that you needed to do was HONOR how you felt--tell your TRUTH and set a BOUNDARY?

When have you DENIED your truth--turned a blind eye to what you really wanted...

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Boundaries

It is probably one of the most emotionally challenging things to do as a human being who loves another human being. Setting boundaries with those we love can be difficult and anxiety provoking. So how do we know when we should set a boundary with someone we love?

It is certainly a complicated question and it has helped me to develop a certain protocol around boundary setting with people I love. It is not always fail proof, but having some type of concrete plan has helped me feel less anxious when put in a difficult spot by someone I care about.

My formula is fairly simple. If someone is talking poorly about me and not to me, that is something I generally brush off unless this person is someone who claims to love, honor and respect me. If I am spoken about poorly about someone who claims to care about me and our relationship, my general rule of thumb is to confront them personally, directly, and to let them know precisely how what I heard made me feel. If this person then reacts by...

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Self Love is Key

Self love is the key to everything. 

When we set boundaries we are loving the self.

When we forgive, we are loving the self.

When we refuse to shame the self, we are loving the self.

When we invest in the self, we are loving the self.

When we meditate, we are loving the self.

When we rest, we are loving the self.

When we say ‘NO’ we are loving the self.

And when we say ‘YES’ and we mean it—we are loving the self.

Self love is absolutely the key to everything but the foundation for self love is healing any idea that ever had us believing we were not enough.


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How to Set Boundaries

Setting Boundaries 

It is probably one of the most emotionally challenging things to do as a human being  Setting boundaries with those we love and care about can be difficult and anxiety provoking. So how do we know when we should set a boundary?

It is certainly a complicated question and it has helped me to develop a certain protocol around boundary setting. It is not failproof, but having some type of concrete plan has helped me feel less anxious when put in a difficult spot by someone I care about.

Boundaries Formula  

1) If someone is talking poorly about me and not to me, that is something I generally brush off unless this person is someone who claims to love, honor and respect me.  If I am spoken poorly about by someone who claims to care about me and our relationship, my general rule of thumb is to confront them personally.

It is always best to first ask the person if what we heard is true before we go assuming gossip is...

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