Your story is shaped by what you are saying ‘yes’ and ‘no’ to. Every single person on the planet knows the challenge of boundary setting. But being clear about what you will, and will not, allow into your life can help you to live a happier and simpler existence.
Author and Family Therapist, Sarri Gilman, has found that clear boundaries enhance relationships and our quality of life, reduce stress, and create clarity and ease. She says that one of the keys to having good boundaries is about learning to tolerate stormy emotions.
Saying ‘no’ and setting boundaries will unleash reactions. When we listen to our own ‘yes’ and ‘no’, people can get angry or feel disappointed.
Here are some golden tips to help you navigate the tricky waters of creating boundaries in your relationships.