Guest Blog Post: “How to Set Healthy Boundaries” in Eric C.’s exact words

Healthy boundary keeping takes learning and relearning. Eric C. has some great advice…

Moat leading to castle
Setting boundaries leads to good things. Photo from Eric C.’s site

MakeItUltra™

Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate

Founder of: MakeItUltra™

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“I encourage people to remember that “No” is a complete sentence.” ~ Gavin de Becker

1. Identify current boundary crossers
The first step in setting healthy boundaries is identifying who it is that is the boundary crosser. How does this person make you feel? Most likely, telling this person how you feel will get you no where. They may even get satisfaction from hearing your plea. Remember, it is not uncommon for boundary crossers to be very purposeful in their boundary crossing behavior. This means they often know that they are doing it! If you feel taken advantage of, oppressed or bullied, it is important to make the conscious decision to change how you are interacting with them. Keep in mind, none of this will happen overnight. But, it definitely won’t happen unless you decide with the utmost conviction that something…

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