All tagged friendship

Saying "no" with Kindness + Confidence

When folks begin to identify and understand their needs, they can then work towards communicating them to others. One of the first boundaries to embrace is practicing how and when to say “no.” Here it can become difficult as we are tempted to pick up old armor like people pleasing, perfectionism, and wanting to fit in at any cost. However in order to ensure your continued healing, learning to say “no” with confidence and kindness is key. Here I share 3 quick tips in setting limits:

Boundaries for the Beginner

I get asked a lot of questions on boundaries. “What’s the difference between being codependent and truly caring? How do I attract more people who respect my needs? When will I begin to trust my intuition? I dive into these and more to get you started on your boundary work.

Hug it out

I hate hugging. In fact, I hate anyone within arms length of me. I'm not joking. It's as if I have this imaginary bubble around me that I don't want to share with anyone else.