Tag: boundaries

Inspirations

The Power of Saying No (Even to People You Love)

“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” ~Paulo Coelho “Yes, of course…” “Yes, that’s no trouble at all…” “Yes, I can do that…” “Yes, I’d love to help…” Yes, yes, yes. “Yes” seemed to be the key word in my relationships with partners, family, friends, and colleagues. I wanted […]

Inspirations

How to Help without Hurting Yourself: 5 Ways to Avoid Healer Burnout

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals.” ~Pema Chodron The technical term is Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. This is when one stumbles upon a new, unfamiliar, or unusual piece of information, and soon encounters that same subject again, within a short time, sometimes repeatedly. So, for example, you […]