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Setting Boundaries for Self Love

Welcome to the "No-vember" Self-Care Challenge!
This month, we're putting the focus on self-love and empowerment through the practice of setting healthy boundaries AND we're putting you in the driver's seat of your healing journey. By offering you a variety of boundary suggestions, you have the freedom to choose what resonates with you each day. By taking small daily steps, you'll learn how to prioritize your well-being and cultivate a greater sense of balance in your life. Get ready to embrace the power of saying "no" to what doesn't serve you and saying "yes" to what brings you joy.

How it Works:
We've compiled a list of 30 self-care suggestions related to setting boundaries. Each day, you get to choose one suggestion that aligns with your needs and intentions. Remember, healing isn't one size fits all, and this challenge is designed to cater to your individual journey. These suggestions are designed to empower you, boost your self-esteem, and help you create a more fulfilling life.

Choose one self-care suggestion each day, and let this challenge guide you towards a healing journey that is uniquely yours. Embrace the beauty of your individual path to well-being and empowerment. Happy "No-vember"! 🌱🌻


30 Self-Care Suggestions:

  • Establish Your Priorities: List your top life priorities to guide your boundary-setting journey.

  • Digital Detox: Take a break from technology for a set period today.

  • Practice Assertive Communication: Politely decline an invitation or request that doesn't resonate with you.

  • Declutter Your Space: Clear your environment of items that no longer serve you.

  • Define Work-Life Boundaries: Create a clear separation between work and personal time.

  • Self-Compassion Meditation: Practice a meditation focused on self-compassion.

  • Time Block for Self-Care: Allocate a specific time block solely for self-care activities.

  • Say "No" to Guilt: Release guilt associated with saying "no" to commitments.

  • Social Media Boundaries: Set limits on your social media usage.

  • Express Your Needs: Communicate your needs in a relationship or friendship.

  • Mindful Decision-Making: Practice mindfulness when making decisions.

  • "No" to Overextending: Kindly decline extra tasks or commitments.

  • Personal Reflection: Reflect on your boundary-setting journey in your journal.

  • Self-Care Date: Plan a date with yourself to engage in self-care activities.

  • Set Emotional Boundaries: Maintain emotional boundaries in triggering situations.

  • Learning to Delegate: Delegate a task or responsibility to someone else.

  • Revisit Your Priorities: Review and adjust your priorities based on your experiences.

  • Gratitude Practice: Express gratitude for your boundary-setting progress.

  • Unplug Before Bed: Avoid screens for an hour before bedtime.

  • Creative Expression: Engage in a creative activity to express your feelings.

  • Body Boundaries: Listen to your body's signals and prioritize self-care.

  • Quality Time with Loved Ones: Spend time with those who uplift you.

  • Saying "Yes" to You: Prioritize your joy by saying "yes" to activities you love.

  • Set Boundaries with Negative Self-Talk: Reframe self-criticism and set positive boundaries. *** EXAMPLE TAPPING EXERCISE anchor statement tapping “ I choose to speak kindly to myself, even if I don't believe it

  • Media Consumption Boundaries: Consume media mindfully.

  • No to People-Pleasing: Redirect people-pleasing energy towards yourself.

  • Nature and Boundaries: Spend time in nature to recharge and reconnect.

  • Reflect and Celebrate: Reflect on and celebrate your boundary achievements.

  • Future Boundary Goals: Set intentions for ongoing boundary maintenance.

  • Boundary Affirmation: Repeat a boundary-setting affirmation that resonates with you. 

Grab out E-Book and WorkBook called: 
BOUNDARIES 101- A guide for complex trauma survivors
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