Apr 15, 2020
During this global pandemic,
options for having fun have been whittled away for most of us. This
got me to thinking about the intersection of boundaries and fun,
and that's what we're going to explore together today! I’ll share
five ways to have fun with boundaries, and I hope you’ll come up
with your own examples too.
Biggest Takeaways From Episode #86:
you learn how personal and relationship boundaries work, they can
actually be fun! Expect it to take some time to reach this point,
way you can have fun with boundaries is to use emojis. Sometimes
just a simple emoji (or a fun Bitmoji) is all you need to communicate if you'd like
to limit communication. A short, simple phrase or one-word response
can also serve the same purpose.
you need to have a conversation with someone who is difficult or
can talk nonstop, schedule a conversation with them shortly before
a firm commitment.
not always easy to do, but try having fun with boundaries by not
picking up anything that someone else tries to give you.
Metaphorically, don’t extend your hand and take what doesn’t belong
can even have fun by making a game of being prepared with your
Highlights from Episode #86:
- Welcome back to the podcast!
Vicki talks about today’s topic: the intersection of boundaries and
- The first way to have fun with
boundaries is simple: use emojis! [04:15]
- Vicki talks about the second
way you can have fun with boundaries, which is using a short phrase
or even saying nothing at all! [07:55]
- One of Vicki’s favorite ways to
have fun with boundaries involves strict time limits.
- The fourth way to have fun with
boundaries is to not pick up anything that someone else is trying
to give you. [15:31]
- Finally, you can have fun with
boundaries by anticipating certain situations in advance and
bringing your boundaries toolbox along. [18:00]
- Vicki recaps the five ways
she’s talked about to have fun with boundaries.[24:19]
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