Setting Boundaries: How Establishing Limits Can Transform Your Life

Published by Francois Kok — 09-05-2017 10:09:09 AM

Setting Boundaries: How Establishing Limits Can Transform Your Life

Would you like to make more time for the important things in your life? Do you feel like you often get lost in the details?

If you can set healthy limits, you'll regain control of your life. Some benefits of this can include:

  • Life is simpler, more manageable, and therefore more stress free.
  • You're able to achieve your goals.
  • When you value your time and show that you have priorities, others will also see your time as valuable.
  • You become more effective in almost everything you do.

 Rather than focusing on life's trivia or biting off more than you can chew, read on for some tips on setting boundaries that work for you.

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Examine Your Routine

To start this process of boundary setting, look at your daily routine. What consumes most of your time? Try to identify the places where you feel overloaded.

Maybe it's watching too much television, spending too much time on Facebook or Twitter, or subscribing to too many blogs or newsletters. Perhaps you're just glued to your mobile phone. Calculate how many hours you spend on such activities and cut down on them.

Then, try allotting a certain amount of time to each of these activities. Maybe give yourself an hour for your email instead of two. Each day, write down exactly how much time you spent.

After a week, look at your numbers. Did you do better than before you were tracking your time? More importantly, did you feel like you had more time for what you really wanted to do?

Refrain from trying to deal with everything at once. Address each time individually, and you'll gradually see a change in your routine.

Identify Essential Tasks

Once you begin to set limits on your activities, you'll be able to simplify further by sticking with the essential ones and reducing the trivial. The essentials may be organizing your closet, catching up with your reading, or balancing your checkbook.

Determine your values and goals. The essentials will depend on these. Whatever you choose should make a big difference to your life. For instance, if you want to be a good athlete, you'll make the time to train on certain days during the week. If you can't read through all your emails

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About Francois Kok


Who am I? Just a regular guy who likes to interact with others on lead generation, marketing, promoting and the fun side of the business. Looking to always improve my outlook on life and help others achieve the success that having a mindset for personal growth. As a master in the art of living, I draw no sharp distinctions between my work and play, my labour, my mind, my education and my recreation. Anyways just wanted to connect Currently, I am Living in South Africa on the western side of one of the major cities called Johannesburg in a town called Krugersdorp. "Seeker of Peace - Legend in His Own Time World Traveler, Casual Hero, Soldier of Fortune, Philosopher, Wars Fought, Tigers Tamed, Uprisings Quelled. - ALL ROUND GOOD GUY - "