Joanne Gilhooly - Psychotherapist & Counsellor - Dublin City - B.A. (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy, Dip. Gestalt, MIACP
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Keeping Sane (Part 1)....Boundaries, Needs, and Limits

Alright, I’ve been having a little think about boundaries and staying sane when there is madness going on all around (or anytime for that matter).

So, I thought it might be helpful to share a few guidelines that I try to live by. Maybe they’ll speak to you, maybe they won’t. 
It’s all good, take what feels helpful, if any.

Here goes:

1. Let other people do their own emotional work. That means, when you express your feelings and establish some limits for yourself, other people’s discomfort about that is not your work to do, it’s theirs.

What Does 'Like A Girl' Mean To You?

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Always #LikeAGirl
Using #LikeAGirl as an insult is a hard knock against any adolescent girl. And since the rest of puberty's really no picnic either, it's easy to see what a huge impact it can have on a girl's self-con...