Below are the prompts and exercises that are part of The Healing Academy Workshop on Personal Boundaries. They go with the module on Maintaining Healthy Boundaries to Survive, Heal, and Thrive. We will look at aspects of the module, consider how the information relates to our own situation.
With abusers constantly attacking our boundaries, we develop toxicity; a defense mechanism consisting of a set of unhealthy attitudes and behavior to cope
Sometimes it is easier to just put down one big boundary rather than 100 little, individual ones. The biggest of all big boundaries is obviously No Contact
Compassion is not the same as letting people get away with whatever they want. Compassion is also expressing limits.
Survivors of abuse may often go into over-justifying our boundaries more than being poor at communicating boundaries in general.
In this space, we are looking at the ins and outs of personal boundaries—what they are, why they are important, and some healthy ways to set and maintain them. This module’s contents include: Information about boundaries, and how to maintain them; a 17 Hack for Healthy Boundary Setting download and more.
If we were to believe abusers and toxic people, then enforcing boundaries is the most selfish act in the world. But are boundaries really selfish?
In a world where we are hardly viewed as people, and more as the embodiment of whatever job we have, we may need to ask: what are boundaries at work anyway?
Survivors of abuse often struggle to set and maintain healthy boundaries. Within the abuse dynamic, boundaries were unacceptable for the abuser.
Financial Abuse is a great strategy for the abuser to have control over you. After all, we don’t get far without money in the modern world.