Boundaries: Are They Bitchy?
Updated: Oct 5, 2020
Boundaries: are they bitchy? This conversation has come up time and again in my life. It usually starts when someone says to me, "I can't say no, I'm terrible at it." She can be a strong independent young woman, a seasoned CEO, a typical nice guy, or a happily married mother of four. It doesn't matter who we are, but when we say this, we're struggling with self-imposed iconography, or an ingrained sense that we're failing, somehow. So many of us experience this nagging feeling that saying yes means we're sweet, caring, and accommodating... and that saying 'no' means we're uncaring, cold, difficult, and a bitch.
But why? And is it necessary, or can we unpack it and let it go?
Welcome to Beretta Fleur Du Jour Episode 3: Boundaries of the B!tch, where we explore what it means to have healthy boundaries to manage our time and energy. I also explore basic boundaries skills and phrases to put into practice, and how we can overcome feelings of self-judgement when we use boundaries to improve our lives.
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Resources cited in this episode:
Boundaries - When To Say Yes, How To Say No To Take Control Of Your Life by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
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