June 26, 2018
Originally posted on AboutMeditation.com
Scrolling through an online feed, I came across this inspirational quote, “Be kind to others, even when others can’t be kind to you.”
It was complete with a clean font and a scenic background. On immediate reflection, that’s a nice piece of advice.
However, I have more than one client who is working on setting better boundaries because they are too nice to others at the expense of themselves.
They care for others in a way that is depleting and disrespectful of themselves. For them, they are working on setting boundaries and using the word they dread: “no.”
For them, that inspirational quote actually points in a direction which is not helpful and will actually deepen their inner imbalance. (more…)