Feeling put upon?
Think people take advantage of your good nature?
Take many things in your stride on a daily basis and then suddenly everything goes pop!!
Maybe you like to think you are easy going and accommodating of other people.
Are you kidding yourself?!!
Is it really that you are not standing up for yourself and not setting a boundary?
We all need boundaries to feel safe but also to perform well.
– set limits for ourselves and others.
– are guided by our beliefs and values.
– help us identify with the ideals and principles we live by.
– draw a line between what is acceptable for us and what is not.
Boundaries need to exist in most aspects of our lives.
Without them, or with blurring of the edges, we can become anxious, stressed and muddled.
Do you need to wake up and establish where yours are?
They may relate to habits, hobbies, career choices and leisure time.
They may be different in lifestyle, friendship and living norms.
Which boundaries do you need to review?
Exploring concerns with a therapist may help you to define yours!!