120 Quotes on Setting Boundaries and Communicating Effectively [Tips]

A selection of top 120 inspirational thoughts to help setting boundaries and effective communication in order to reduce violation to your personal space and prevent emotional pain. I have personally chosen the best amongst 1500 quotes. These quotes do not assume any belief on your part. => At the bottom of this page, you can download the free PDF for easy reference. Givers need to set limits because takers rarely do. ― Rachel Wolchin   Speak in your own voice about the things that matter to you. ― Marty Rubin   I encourage people to remember that "No" is a complete sentence. ― Gavin de Becker   Lack of boundaries invites lack of respect. ― Anonymous   The boundary to what we can accept is the boundary to our freedom. ― Tara Brach   When we fail ...

How Not Setting Boundaries in Relationships Causes Pain [Parable]

Do you often wonder how you could better protect yourself from going through so much pain in your relationships? Is it possible that a great deal of the drama and pain could be resolved by setting healthier and more effective boundaries? Let me share with you, my version of, the story of an aggressive snake and a wandering monk. The snake of our story lived near a village and would bite, without a good reason, every passer-by who tried to cross the forest. The locals advised avoiding the snake’s territory. A wandering monk, new to the village, decided to ignore the local’s warning. He thought to himself: “I’m not afraid of any snake. I know some tricks.”  The monk continued his journey and got closer to the forest. The snake moved swiftly towards him, ready to attack. Immediately, the ...

120 Quotes to Inspire Mindfulness and Understanding the Mind [Tips]

A selection of top 120 inspirational thoughts that encourage you to better understand the mind, integrate better coping strategies into your life and reduce needless stress and suffering. I have personally chosen the best amongst 1500 quotes. These quotes do not assume any belief on your part. => At the bottom of this page, you can download the free PDF for easy reference. We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ― Buddha   The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance. ― St. Augustine   What happened to you is not as important as what happened in you. – Giovanni Dienstmann   Concepts are free creations of ...

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others that Sucks

Do you often feel stressed and anxious while habitually comparing yourself to others - especially in social media? Do you often beat yourself up feeling you are not "enough"? The constant flow of social media information and notifications on our phones, with the handpicked and highly biased portraits everyone projects of their life, hammers on you more the idea that yours is not good enough. "You are not good looking enough... not happy enough... not successful enough... not smart enough... not lovable enough... not appreciated enough..." We all have an inner drive to want more, to experience more, to achieve more, to become more. And this void gets more apparent when we compare ourselves to others, or to our own fanciful ideas of how we should be. But we ...

How to Stop Self-sabotage by Understanding Your 3 Brains [Illustrated]

Are you frustrated with not again going through with your new year's resolutions? Do you often get stressed and wonder what is sabotaging your own decisions? 3 brains in 1 head!  "No way! Are you serious?" I know, right? No wonder it's so noisy up there! In the course of human evolution, our brain got additional layers of complexity. This highly organized operational system is composed of three main multi-layered compartments with unique programs running in our head: Reptilian brain ―> Reacting Mammalian brain ―> Feeling Cognitive brain ―> Thinking Imagine three highly opinionated general, each one with a unique agenda and a different definition of happiness. And the lack of integration between these brains results in much confusion and noise in our head. I'm sure we can all recall personal experiences where we were indecisive ...