4 Signs You Have Weak Boundaries or Rigid Boundaries

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Are your boundaries too weak or too rigid? Either can cause problems. In this article, you’ll learn the difference between weak, rigid, and healthy boundaries–and how to set better boundaries. What is a healthy boundary? Most of us are familiar with the concept of boundaries. Boundaries serve as limits, telling others how we want to […]

27 Signs that You’re Recovering from Codependency

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How do you know if you’re recovering from codependency? Check this list to see how you’re progressing with your recovery. Recovering from codependency is a process — often a long and challenging one. You may find yourself wondering if you’re making progress. You may feel discouraged at times. And you may even feel like you’re […]

How to Set Healthy Boundaries

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Setting boundaries doesn’t come easily or naturally to a lot of people, but you can learn to set healthy boundaries.  I’m going to share ten tips that I find helpful. Boundaries are limits that we set to protect our time, energy, and physical and emotional wellbeing. Boundaries are a way to tell others what we […]

Self-Abandonment: What It Is and How to Stop

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Self-Abandonment: What It Is and How to Stop

Do you have a hard time trusting yourself? Do you hide parts of yourself – your feelings, beliefs, and ideas – in order to fit in or please others? Do you diminish or discount your feelings because you think they don’t matter? This is self-abandonment. We abandon ourselves when we don’t value ourselves, when we […]

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. What is codependency? Codependency includes unhelpful or unhealthy ways of thinking and […]

How to Stop Enabling

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How to Stop Enabling

Are you helping or enabling? Have you ever wondered what the difference is? In this article, you’ll learn to stop enabling, end codependent patterns, and calm your anxiety and worry about your loved one. Enabling is doing something for someone that they can reasonably do for themselves. Originally, enabling referred specifically to doing something for […]

Self-Care When You’re Overwhelmed

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Self-Care When You're Overwhelmed

When you’re overwhelmed or stressed, self-care is more important than ever! But it’s not always easy to make the time or energy for it. So, read on for tips on practicing self-care when you’re overwhelmed. Are you feeling overwhelmed? Is your stress level rising? If so, you’re not alone! Most people are facing increasing levels […]

Choose Yourself: You Matter

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Choose Yourself Because You Matter

In this article, learn how to “choose yourself” and why it’s important to stand-up for yourself, practice self-care, express your opinions, and validate yourself. Do you back down from your boundaries and allow others to mistreat you? Do you ignore your needs so you can satisfy someone else’s needs? Do you ignore or minimize your […]

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, one of […]