Yes, and… January 12, 2020 Finding the balance between being agreeable and setting boundaries. I’ve been saying “no” a lot recently. “No” out of fear of becoming overwhelmed. “No” out of fear of being taken advantage of. “No,” because I want to set clear boundaries from the start. Boundaries aren’t a bad thing, but they limit us. When we’re trying to figure it out, sometimes we set boundaries when we don’t need to. Fear is a story we tell ourselves about the future. Those stories are rarely correct. They’re fictional inner narratives. If 2019 was about setting boundaries, 2020 is about releasing them. Sometimes we need to go through extremes to find the balance. I hope to find my Goldilocks spot of boundary-setting. I’m ready to share more yeses. Read the rest here. Previous “Feel Sorry For” vs. “Empathy” Newer Imagined Anxieties You May Also Like Another Rant About Hate April 30, 2019 Be Well April 14, 2020 Born on a Leap Year: What Not to Say to Me March 2, 2019 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.