In this helpful article, Madelyn Griffith-Haynie discusses setting personal boundaries: “Emotionally healthy people set Boundaries that attract certain people and protect them from others.” Please, read on…
Boundaries safeguard your personal rights
. . . and so much MORE
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the Coaching Series
Does YOUR Castle need a Moat?
Think of a Boundary like a moat around your castle. It’s actual purpose was to keep scoundrels, bandits and warlords out and the people inside the walls safe to go about their lives and pursue their interests in peace. That works!
During times of danger and conflict other friends and neighbors around the countryside could come inside the castle for protection. A drawbridge spanning the moat provided a way for the keeper of the castle to let people in or keep people out.
So it is with happy, successful lives.
It is important to find a way to establish and maintain a safe distance from needs of other people that are not in alignment with our own best
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