Nedra Glover Tawwab knows a thing or two about boundaries. Over the holiday season feel free to pull a couple ideas from her list on how to respect your boundaries when spending time with family.
-It’s not everyone else’s holiday; it’s yours too. Therefore your needs matter
-Laying out your boundaries ahead of time can prevent issues on the day of
-You don’t need to be the hero and do everything on your own; ask for help in the kitchen
-People will be themselves. Consider this before extending an invite or accepting one
-If the conversation goes off course, don’t match the energy in the room
-Know when to leave the gathering, develop an exit strategy
If you need a little extra support during the holiday season, contact Safe and Sound Therapeutics!