Even with all these reasons to celebrate, boundaries are important.
Setting boundaries is part of self-care and good coping skills.
Therefore, I’ll have just one piece of pie, 2 handfuls of chips, and a 3-hour nap, thanks!
I like to think of BOUNDARIES as an extension of your identity that are set up for your protection. For example, as a teacher, I might set a boundary that I will not hold myself responsible for all aspects of my students’ lives. If I don’t have boundaries, then who am I? Am I willing to do anything for anyone?
How to Create Healthy Boundaries from the University of Kentucky not only talks about what boundaries are, but also what some of the barriers may be, such as guilt, safety, or fear.