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10 Way to Build and Preserve Better Boundaries

Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and, really, a healthy life. Setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill. Unfortunately, it’s a skill that many of us don’t learn, according to psychologist and coach Dana Gionta, Ph.D. We might pick up pointers here and there from experience or through watching others. But for many of us, boundary-building is a relatively new concept and a challenging one. Having healthy boundaries means ‘knowing and understanding what your limits are,’ Dr. Gionta said. Below, she offers insight into building better boundaries and maintaining them. 1. Name your limits. You can’t set good boundaries if you’re unsure of where you stand. So identify your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits, Gionta said. Consider what you can tolerate and accept and what makes you feel uncomfortable or stressed. ‘Those feelings help us identify what our limits are.’ 2. Tune into your feelings. Gionta has observed two key feelings in others that are red

Source: 10 Way to Build and Preserve Better Boundaries

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