How to Stop Being Codependent

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How to Stop Being Codependent

Do you want to stop being codependent? It can feel like an overwhelming task and you may not know where to begin. This article will help you change specific codependent behaviors and with continued practice, you can overcome codependency and be emotionally healthier. Codependency includes unhelpful or unhealthy ways of thinking and acting. Codependents tend […]

How to Stop Enabling

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How to Stop Enabling

  Enabling is doing something for someone that they can reasonably do for themselves. Originally, enabling referred specifically to doing something for an alcoholic or addict (such as loaning him money, excusing his aggression, or driving him to work because he got a DUI) to help him avoid the consequences of his addiction. But enabling […]

Is it Mean or Wrong to Set Boundaries?

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Is it mean or wrong to set boundaries?

It’s not mean or wrong to set boundaries. Boundaries protect us from being hurt and taken advantage of. Boundaries create healthy relationships and clear expectations. And we can learn to set boundaries without feeling guilt or like we’re being mean!     Has anyone told you that it’s mean or wrong to set boundaries? Well, […]

5 Tips That Make Setting Boundaries Easier

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5 tips that make setting boundaries easier

Boundaries are hard to set, especially if you didn’t grow up with healthy boundaries. But everyone can learn to set boundaries and these five tips can make setting boundaries easier.   Setting boundaries can be hard! Do you struggle to set boundaries? Well, you’re not alone. Mental health professionals and self-help gurus put a lot […]

How to Avoid Other People’s Drama

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How to Avoid Other People's Drama

Don’t let other people’s drama become your problem! Instead, learn to avoid drama, set boundaries, and take care of your own needs.     We all know a person or two who’s overly dramatic. Perhaps it’s your mother or cousin, your coworker, or your neighbor. It’s draining to spend time with people who exude negative […]