Tag: boundaries

February 25, 2018 Kerry Sutton

Codependency is driven by the agreement that you will work harder on their problem and their life than they do. ~ Unknown. Are you always rescuing your partner or your adult child? Do you feel responsible for them? Is it helping or are you feeling burdened, frustrated and trapped? In a codependent relationship one person (the rescuer)…

February 9, 2017 Kerry Sutton

“You’ll tell yourself anything you have to, to pretend that you’re still the one in control.” ~ Jodi Picoult. Have you ever been called a control freak or something similar? If so, your behavior is probably impacting negatively on your important relationships; family, friends, and / or people you work with. Needing to be in control is also…

November 18, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot. When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy.” ~ 14th Dalai Lama. You probably have childhood memories of assigning blame to others or having the finger pointed at you. I have one vivid memory of…

November 14, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated.” ~ Brené Brown Personal boundaries enable you to take ownership of your own life. Its about recognising where you end and someone else begins. If you own property there are clear boundaries outlining where your land starts and finishes. So…