Boundary Building Checklist

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Boundaries are the limits you set for yourself that define what you’re willing to do, accept or tolerate. Establishing what your boundaries are can help you decide what to do next. For instance, if someone treats you badly, how are you going to take care of yourself? If a situation starts to feel unsafe, how can you remove yourself? Boundaries are the best way to protect yourself physically or emotionally. So how do you start? Setting healthy limits starts by knowing what you need and taking responsibility for it.

Effective boundaries are your ability to protect yourself, not control what the other person is doing. They’re all about self-care – not penalizing the other person for not giving you what you want! Here’s a quick checklist of where you can begin.

Say No To

  • Worrying about things and people you cannot control.
  • Ignoring my need to balance my time.
  • Negative conversations with others.
  • Obsessing about what others think.
  • Doing for others what they should be doing for themselves.
  • Lying for others.
  • Yelling instead of calming myself down before soaking my truth.
  • Expecting others to read my mind.
  • Gossiping.
  • Making excuses for not taking care of my responsibilities
  • Lying to myself about how I really feel.
  • Putting my needs last.
  • Self condemnation
  • Putting off important doctor appointments
  • Not following through with personal plans.

Say Yes To

  • Beginning my day with a morning meditation.
  • Calming my mind a few times a day
  • Positive affirmations and healthy thoughts.
  • More vegetables
  • Finding time to regroup and ground myself
  • Complimenting others and congratulating their successes.
  • Letting go of things I can’t control
  • Ending toxic relationships
  • A positive, no excuse mindset.
  • Speaking more positively about others I trust and care for.
  • Assuming total responsibility for my thoughts, desires, dreams, words, intentions and actions.
  • Making myself and my health a priority
  • Self compassion, and self forgiveness.

Hope this helps.

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Wise Hearted says:

    You have inspired me to lean deeper into the Lord for the strength to set correct boundaries.

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    1. GS says:

      Boundaries can call to mind giant fences or “do not enter” signs. In relation to setting boundaries at work, however, what a boundary looks like is typically a bit less obvious.
      There are two basic things to know about boundaries, according Dana Gionta and Dan Guerra, authors of “From Stressed to Centered: A Practical Guide to a Healthier and Happier You.” First, a boundary is a limit defining you in relationship to someone or to something. Second, boundaries can be physical and tangible or emotional and intangible. In most scenarios, the boundaries you’ll set with work fall into the “emotional and intangible” category.
      There are many ways in which boundaries function and reasons why they’re important. For starters, boundaries help to protect us by clarifying what is our responsibility and what is another person’s. They serve to preserve our physical and emotional energy, to help us stay focused on our values and standards, and to identify our personal limits.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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      1. Always a joy and pleasure to read and share your posts with followers, My Dear! Hope you have a great day!! xoxox 😘💕🎁🌹

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      2. GS says:

        Thank you for sharing

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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