Do you have the sense there’s something more for you to bring to this world, but often find yourself too overcommitted and exhausted to bring it? This week, Benjamin Jay Thomas guides us into conversation about the way healthy boundaries can set us up to honor the unique offering we have for this world while opening ourselves to experience the joy of interconnection with the others around us.
Questions for contemplation and conversation:
In what areas of your life do you find it most challenging to set boundaries? Why do you think that is?
Which of the two extreme types o boundaries do YOU tend to gravitate toward - Porous or Rigid — why do you think that is?
How do your personal boundaries reflect your values and priorities?
Can you identify a recent situation where a lack of boundaries led to discomfort or conflict? How could healthy boundaries have changed the outcome?
Can you identify a recent situation where healthy boundaries help serve your values and priorities?