Healthy boundaries are guidelines or limits that we establish to protect our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. They define what is acceptable and respectful behavior from others and ourselves. Setting boundaries allows us to communicate our needs, values, and limits effectively, and it helps us establish healthy and balanced relationships.
Here are some areas where you can set boundaries:
- Personal Space: Personal space boundaries define your physical comfort zone and the level of proximity you are comfortable with. It involves setting limits on physical touch, invasion of personal space, and respecting others' boundaries as well.
- Time and Energy: Boundaries related to time and energy involve managing your commitments, prioritizing self-care, and setting limits on how much time and energy you are willing to give to certain activities, tasks, or people. It includes learning to say NO when necessary and recognizing your own capacity.
- Emotional Boundaries: Emotional...