Apr 8, 2020
I hope you are safe, well, and
healthy during these uncertain and frightening times. We’re all
making adjustments, but I’m profoundly grateful to have my health
and to be here to talk to you today. Instead of sticking with my
planned topic, let’s take this time to reflect on five specific
lessons of the master class that this virus is giving all of
Biggest Takeaways From Episode #85:
personal health impacts the whole. It has never been more obvious
than it is now that if you’re not taking care of your own health,
you’re endangering the health of others.
first lesson is that boundaries are about protection. One person’s
infection can impact thousands of people. That leads to the second
point: when someone or something is offensive, you must take
- Boundaries create space. I've talked about this
before on the podcast, but the impact of COVID-19 explains this
concept in a new way.
situation is an opportunity for you to tune into your emotions and
figure out where you need to set some limits.
Highlights from Episode #85:
- Vicki welcomes listeners to the
episode, and shares her well-wishes for everyone in these
unprecedented times. She also talks about how much the world has
changed in the last few weeks. [00:40]
- We learn about how the virus
relates to boundaries, with Vicki expressing the virus’ behavior in
the language of boundaries. [07:51]
- The first lesson we can learn
from this situation is that boundaries are about protection.
- Vicki talks about the second
way that this pandemic can teach us about boundaries.
- The third lesson is that when
some people don’t abide by limits or boundaries, they can endanger
all of us. [13:39]
- The fourth lesson that COVID-19
is teaching us about boundaries is that restrictions and limits
create space. [15:11]
- With the restrictions that you
are experiencing, what kind of space has opened for you?
- Vicki talks about the fifth way
that the pandemic is giving us a master class on boundaries: tuning
into your emotions and setting limits. [23:16]
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