Here are some tips for setting healthy boundaries, modified from the book, Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin, by Anne Katherine:
When you identify the need to set a boundary, do it clearly, preferably without anger, and in as few words as possible. Do not justify, apologize for, or…
"I may have big troubles but I can, if I will, make them less painful by turning my thoughts to happier things. I will not isolate myself in my problems. I will observe and enjoy what is good and pleasant in the world around me."
— ONE DAY AT A TIME IN AL-ANON (via lezanya)
ma vie, chaque jour, tous les jours
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison in 1968
Ireland, via landscaaapes
"Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up."
— Jesse Jackson (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"Everyone should smile. Life really isn’t that serious. We make it hard. The sun rises. The sun sets. We just tend to complicate the process."
— Arian Foster (via creatingaquietmind)
(Source: gq, via teachingliteracy)