Thank You • Steps for Self Respect

Thank you, Carine De Lozier, author of Unsent Letters, for sharing a post of this You Tube video on understanding BPD (borderline personality disorder). I like your blog because it is full of ideas for feeling better. I thouroughly find Katie Morton’s YouTube videos helpful and healing.

Steps for Self Respect

1. Notice times of bad behavior

2. You have the right to remove yourself from the situation

3. We have the right to say no

4. Trust we have the insight to decide what is healthy.

5. Stick with respecting yourself. What do you love about yourself?

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Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Saying Yes to an Opportunity • Dropbox Blog

In our career we are going to be bombarded with choices. I found this article very useful in sorting out what could be a fit, or an opportunity for a friend. ❤ I hope you have happy networking.

1. Am I just trying to be polite? What is attracting you to the possibility?

2. Will another opportunity come at the expense of this one? Will a better opportunity present itself?

3. Is the opportunity based on a misunderstanding? Are people seeing potential that you are not interested in?

4. Does the opportunity build to something greater? Or is it taking you further from your goals?

5. Did you accidentally already say yes? It’s ok to have a change of heart, and save the time of going down the wrong road.

There’s more discussion about these questions in the original source:

http://blogs.dropbox.com/dropbox/2018/02/when-to-say-no-to-opportunities/

I hope this helps simplify things for me, because I often slip out the focus of the present moment. It’s probably ok when doing some mindless task like washing dishes, but not all the time because there would be missed opportunities and accidents. If only time could stand still…