Episode 138: Setting Boundaries around Family – when they love hiking, and you hate it

I wanted to share the message I got from a client that I believe that a lot of you will resonate with, and really how this message truly shows how to live your life on purpose. When we have healthy boundaries, we learn to trust ourselves and feel integral. When we are whole, we don’t need things from others and we can be closer to the people in your life. That’s why episode 138 of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast is about Setting Boundaries around family! 

In this episode of the Fragmented to Whole Podcast, I’m sharing the importance of setting boundaries around family and actionable steps you can take right now to live your life on purpose. 

Some of the talking points I go over in this episode include:

  • How this client demonstrated breaking a pattern and put herself first
  • Not only did she not do the thing she didn’t want to do, but she did allow herself to rest and alone time, and why this is so important
  • How setting boundaries didn’t put distance but rather gave her more availability to be present with her family
  • The power in saying “I need alone time”; especially around the holidays

Imagining the scenario if this client hadn’t set boundaries with her family, but instead did the hike and didn’t get alone time, and probably would have been resentful and not as pleasure or available for family dinner. Thank goodness she utilized the tips she learned through coaching with me, to set family boundaries gracefully. So be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips on living a more whole life and to hear even more about the points outlined above.

What is Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery?

This is the podcast “Fragmented to Whole: Life Lessons from 12 Step Recovery.” It will help people who want to heal to move from fragmented to whole.

Hi, I’m Barb! I share my experience, strength and hope from 12 step recovery in each episode. They’re all 20 minutes or less. Unlike most recovery podcasts where you hear a person’s whole story, in this one each episode is about a specific topic.

There are many life lessons from 12 step recovery that are applicable to those in and outside of recovery. This podcast brings some of those lessons to the airwaves, including such topics as learning acceptance, recognizing and overcoming victim mentality and establishing healthy boundaries.

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