Nobody taught me how to have boundaries… now what?

Nobody taught me how to have boundaries… now what?

Boundaries can definitely be a tough thing to master, they also can have a profound impact on how we interact with others. For a lot of us, we weren’t taught how to have boundaries so it can be tough to figure these suckers out. Also, trying to put in the work to figure out these things can have a pretty huge impact on our happiness.

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Music saved my life

Music saved my life

Have you ever heard someone talk about how music saved their life? This could be through playing music, writing it, listening to it… at the loudest volume possible so you can literally feel it. Going to live shows can be so cathartic, literally feeling the music on your skin… wow. I’ve definitely talked to people that have described music as something that saved their life, something that has been incredibly powerful… something that helped them to feel as though they weren’t alone, weren’t “too crazy”… and that they were OK being themselves.

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Seriously... you want me to practice mindfulness..?

Seriously... you want me to practice mindfulness..?

I know… mindfulness is pretty popular and everyone is encouraged to practice this weird thing. It will solve all of your problems, can eliminate cavities, will ensure that you will never feel sad again! Not exactly, but many people have found it helpful to bring awareness to what’s going on. It can help us to pause and think and think for a minute… maybe give us time to think about our actions before reacting (I know… novel idea). It can allow us to be more thoughtful in how we interact with the world and do our best to have our actions align with our values. Ultimately, we can’t control our feelings, but we CAN control our actions, yeah? Don’t worry… we’ll also get to the chocolate in the picture… but ya gotta read to see how.

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