Subconscious Boundary Testing in Aging Parents

If you look at behavioral psychology studies, you find that much of what we consider “manipulation” and “testing of boundaries” is subconscious. For example, if you film women in mating situations, and later analyze the video with them to show them the ways they tested boundaries and responded when their boundaries were crossed, teased and […]

How to NO

by Whitney Hess, via A List Apart: Articles: No One Nos: Learning to Say No to Bad Ideas, with comments about the emotional blocks to saying NO by Rick@Thrivingnow.com Last October while on the phone with Harry Max—a pioneer in the field of Information Architecture, co-founder of Virtual Vineyards/Wine.com, (the first secure shopping system on […]

Boundaries: Yours, Mine, and Ours

A lot of us never learned boundaries growing up. Even if we did, managing them with ease and grace is not always natural. We help you define what is yours to decide on and show you ways to stand up for that. And we delve into some of the grey areas that occur when we interact closely with someone at work or socially.

Pro-Active Approach to Safety

(FREE Audio) This is the outline and recording for the call Pro-Active Approach to Safety which is a part of our Body Vitality Workshop as we focus on Body Safety with co-hosts Rick Wilkes and Cathy Vartuli. We are joined on the call by Vivian Cannataro, EFT expert from Toronto who specializes in using EFT to help people pro-actively create safer and safer environments as well as healthier and more respectful relationships.

Creating Safe and Healthy Boundaries

Healthy boundaries are crucial for feeling safe. In this Body Vitality Workshop call, we look at what is a boundary, the different types, boundary violations, why it is so hard to set boundaries, body guidance, emotional guidance, having a good NO, and feeling safe in your body through practicing boundaries consciously.

Boundaries

Dr. David Gruder is an expert on personal boundaries and creator of the NICE™ Boundaries Method. Below is an edited excerpt with comments in italics by Rick@Thrivingnow.com. What is a Boundary? “A boundary is any limit I need to honor so I can love or work with you without resentment and with integrity.” A boundary […]