Today’s Takeaway from Free Virtual Coffeeshop Group Coaching – via ZOOM – 06 December 2020 is:
“Compassionate people ask for what they need. They say no when they need to, and when they say yes, they mean it. They’re compassionate because their boundaries keep them out of resentment.”
The year 2020, with all the breaks imposed on us from work and travel routines, has forced us to look inside. One of the issues many of us discovered is self-worth. When we don’t dare to enforce our boundaries and feel like, again, we gave away too much, our feelings of self-worth can be affected negatively.
The pause imposed on us by the pandemic can create valuable space to work on things like boundaries. Think about how you can make some different habits. Are you allowing or even inviting to be taken advantage of? Realize that you cannot just give or serve limitless. There will be a straw that breaks the camel’s back. Use friends, maybe a coach, make notes or journal about situations that help you identify where you are not protecting boundaries.
Commit to yourself! Make 2021 a year of healthier boundaries!