Category Setting Boundaries

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Boundaries As You Find Your Life’s Work, What I Learned on My Career Path

Choices are the stuff from which our lives are designed. If you are sure of yourself—who you are and who you are not, you will make wise career choices.

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You Can Establish Boundaries & Take Control of Your Life

There is no quick fix when establishing healthy boundaries in your life. Patience with yourself and others is required. Each of the steps could be a lifelong struggle for you. Take your time and be gentle with yourself.

Setting Boundaries in Relationships

Setting personal boundaries are like identifying the gates in our invisible fence lines which protects the precious heart and soul inside our bodies.

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How to Find the ‘Message’ in the Chaos

You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]

How to Set Personal Boundaries

When I decided to teach Boundaries in our Sunday class at Calder Baptist Church I thought we would cover the material in a few months. A year and a half later we were still on the subject. I’ve found that women, especially divorced and single mothers, have serious issues with boundaries.

How to Handle Moochers

So often I hear stories from single mothers of how a family member has caused them grief. In some cases the results are devastating. Others linger on for years with little or no resolution. It is the old and growing older problem of breeched boundaries.

What is Detachment?

Detachment never takes away anything beneficial; only the harmful. – Vernon Howard

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3 Needs for Genuine Lasting Love

Courage is required for a genuine and lasting love relationship. You make yourself vulnerable. You open yourself and share your secrets.It takes time to know if a person respects you. You will be more likely to do this if you first respect yourself. Out of self-respect you can create a respectful relationship.

People Pleaser Reminder: Someone else's thoughts and desires do not require a change in your own beliefs or another item on your to-do list.

How to Know if You Are a People Pleaser

Are You a People Pleaser? You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically-to say ‘no’ to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside. – Stephen Covey Setting priorities means setting boundaries. Yes, that same old subject again—boundaries. I want […]