Where Do You End and I Begin?
EPISODE 14 Do you find that you have a hard time differentiating your own emotions and needs from that of your family or significant others? Do you feel that you are responsible for making sure that other people are happy and end up living a life that others want you to live instead of living the life that makes YOU more fully alive?In this episode I talk about how I realised that a lack of healthy boundaries was an obstacle to growing into my True Self, and how learning to practice healthy boundaries helped me to heal and become clearer in my identity.Share this episode easily via a PDF card with live links to different apps! TRANSCRIPT & CHAPTER MARKERS Available here. REFLECTION PROMPTListen. - As you listened to today's episode, what struck you? Does something resonate particularly strongly with you? What emotions or thoughts came up in response as you listened?Ponder. - Do you tend to be too distant or too close in your significant relationships? Do you struggle more with becoming emotionally intimate with others or with being too emotionally needy and being unable to differentiate your own needs from others?Act. - Make a list of the significant relationships in your life. Beside each name or relationship, write down one of these options:A. Too distantB. Too closeC. Just rightIf you find that you have a recurring pattern of either As or Bs, I invite you to learn more about relational boundaries ... For full details of this reflection prompt, please see transcript.ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Blog:That's Not Love, That's EnmeshmentPoem: Please Hear What I'm Not SayingArticles: 12 Signs You Lack Healthy Boundaries (and Why You Need Them)Signs that You May Be in an Enmeshed Relationship13 Signs You Grew Up in an Enmeshed FamilyPodcast:Why Your Family of Origin Impacts Your Life More Than Anything ElsePODCAST COMPANION WORKBOOK - Downloadable & Printable- 10 worksheets, over 30 exercises- Helps you integrate and apply the foundational principles to Becoming Me- Great for inner work and connecting with yourself in solitude- Includes tips for partner and small-group sharing- Free for all e-mail newsletter subscribersFIND OUT MORESUBSCRIBE | FOLLOW | CONTACT Contact: Get in touch with Ann.Website: Visit www.becomingme.sg to read my blog and subscribe to the newsletter! Receive my emails and be the first to know about significant updates and new resources and events before they are launched. Social Media: Follow Becoming Me on Facebook & Instagram