Set Limits to Protect Your Boundaries Jan 16, 2023

Boundaries are, in large part, about setting limits. But what is a limit? Just like a speed limit keeps us safe, so too do our own personal limits function to keep us safe. They limit the ability of someone or something to cross our boundaries.

Setting a limit does not necessarily have to come...

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Be Supportive, But Don’t Get Burned Out In The Process Jan 13, 2023

Helping someone through a difficult time, whether it's due to a loss they have experienced, a hard situation or season that they are going through, or recovery from addiction, can be emotionally and physically draining. It's important to offer support and structure to those going through these...

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Do You See Yourself in These Codependent Patterns? Jan 11, 2023

Codependency is a pattern of behavior that can be harmful to both the individual exhibiting codependent habits and those around them. It is characterized by an excessive emotional, physical, and psychological reliance on another person. Codependency often develops in relationships with...

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Don't Let Someone Else's Needs Take Over Your Life Jan 09, 2023

People on the go often have dependent relationships that they don’t know what to do with. These are individuals who, for any number of reasons, have tremendous life struggles and challenges and often deal with grave problems. They are needy and ask for a great deal of time, energy, and...

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Don't Try to Own Someone Else's Feelings Jan 06, 2023

It's important to recognize that our feelings are our own, and that we are responsible for managing and expressing them. This doesn't mean that we should disregard the feelings of others or fail to show empathy and support, but rather that we should recognize that other people have their own...

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What Blocks Love From Thriving? Jan 04, 2023

Love may come naturally, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t leave us feeling uncertain and inadequate. Despite our best efforts, we may struggle to maintain strong relationships in various areas of our lives, including parenting, marriage, friendship, and even business. The...

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How to Confront a Toxic Person Jan 02, 2023

To be present means to be attuned to both our own emotions and those of the other person. This ability is crucial because when we are emotionally present, we are able to truly be there for the other person. This is especially important during confrontations, as it allows us to connect with the...

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Stop Picking the Wrong People in 2023 Dec 30, 2022

We all make mistakes when it comes to assessing the character of others and choosing who to build relationships with. It can be easy to overlook red flags or to be swayed by charming words and actions, only to later realize that the person we thought we knew was not who they appeared to be. These...

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Set Boundaries With This One Person and Improve Your Life Dec 28, 2022

We all have that one person in our lives who consistently undermines us, makes irresponsible decisions that waste our time and money, and disappoints us like no one else. That person is ourselves. We all struggle to set and follow boundaries in our own lives. It can be difficult to be disciplined...

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Don't Feel Stuck and Hopeless Next Year Dec 26, 2022

We all have an inherent desire to grow and progress, whether we are aware of it or not. Our goals and aspirations for the future drive us to take action, but our belief in our own ability to achieve them plays a crucial role in determining whether we will succeed or not. Without the belief that...

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The Holidays are Hard for Some of Us Dec 23, 2022

The holidays can be a tough time for people who are feeling down. It's easy to feel like you're a Grinch when you're not feeling the holiday cheer. But not everyone wants to deck the halls and sing fa-la-la-la-la. Some people experience the holiday blues every year due to bad memories or past...

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Say This to Enforce Your Boundaries Dec 21, 2022

It would be nice if every confrontation ended positively and the other person realized their mistake. But unfortunately, that is not always the case. Confrontations can be difficult and sometimes the other person may not see things the same way. However, it is still important to confront hurtful...

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