It’s essential to set boundaries in our lives, and yet, it’s something that many of us struggle with. We worry that setting boundaries will make us seem selfish or like we’re pushing others away. But the truth is, boundaries are essential for our well-being, and for maintaining healthy relationships with those around us.

Here are some inspiring quotes about boundaries that will help remind you of their importance, and motivate you to set them:

1. “Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.” – Doreen Virtue

2. “Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself. It doesn’t make me mean, selfish, or uncaring because I don’t do things your way. I care about me, too.” – Christine Morgan

3. “You have the right to say ‘no’ without feeling guilty.” – Lynda Field

4. “When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice.” – Brené Brown

5. “Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you and me simultaneously.” – Prentis Hemphill

6. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your handbrake on.” – Maxwell Maltz

7. “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.” – Brené Brown

8. “Every time we let someone else’s behavior change who we are, we lose something.” – Dr. Henry Cloud

9. “The most powerful way to teach respect for boundaries is to demonstrate it within our relationships.” – Sharon Salzberg

10. “When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you aren’t saying ‘no’ to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho

Remember, setting boundaries is not about being cold or distant. It’s about prioritizing your needs and showing respect for yourself. By doing so, you’ll be creating a healthy environment for yourself and those around you, and strengthening your relationships in the process.

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By knbbs-sharer

Hi, I'm Happy Sharer and I love sharing interesting and useful knowledge with others. I have a passion for learning and enjoy explaining complex concepts in a simple way.

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