Love yourself enough to set
boundaries. Your time and energy
are precious. You get to choose
how to use it. You teach people
how to treat you by deciding what
you will and won’t accept .
This may be hard to believe when you first read it, but after careful consideration, you can see how true it really is.
If you don’t have boundaries and continue to set new boundaries from time to time, you will find people just running all over you and intruding into your personal time and energy.
Your life may become convenient to others for such things as regular babysitting, running errands, and picking up groceries for them.
You may also be counted on for regular or occasional financial support, by means of making you feel guilty from someone who has less than you, or even by a relative who doesn’t want to support him/her self.
Some people have no conscious when it comes to asking for help. They just take the easy way out.
If you don’t have strong boundaries established, you may find yourself as their favorite target.
Giving more of your own time, money, and effort than you had planned, cutting your own self or family short.
In fact, you may come to the place where you feel used and taken advantage of before you get serious about setting boundaries, or realize that you are being counted on more than you like.
So when you do come to the point of realization, you can start by setting a limit on the amount of time, money and effort you are giving out. You can either cut these things out abruptly or gradually lessen your continued support to “others”.
It may be hard to say “NO” at first, but the more you practice it, the easier it becomes, especially when you start finding the rewards of having more time, more money, and more energy for yourself and your family.
Love yourself enough to set boundaries. You get to choose…
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Remember to Live life to the fullest – Every day, and be compassionate to everyone, including yourself!
Do what you LOVE.
and keep doing the things that make you happy!
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Leave the past in the past and enjoy the day you have right now…
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