1st August, 2023

How to Use Power Language to Keep Your Boundaries Strong

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Have you ever had to do something you didn’t want to do? Maybe it was a task at work, a favour for a friend, or a chore at home. It can be frustrating and draining when it seems we have no say in our actions. It can make us feel powerless and stressed out. And that’s not good for our work quality or our well-being.

But is that true? Do we really have no choice at all?

In this Quick Dip, we share how to use power language to set boundaries and take back control of your life. Keeping your work and life balance in check can be hard when you feel like your freedom is taken away. You will learn seven simple words to help you regain autonomy.

Learn how to set boundaries through your language. If you want to know how to regain control of situations that drain you out, this episode is for you.

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Reasons to listen

  • Find out what it means to give over connecting.
  • Discover the importance of autonomy in motivation.
  • Learn the seven words that will help you take back autonomy.

Episode highlights


Connecting with People Who Drain You


Taking Back Autonomy


The End Goal


Even If


Causing Inconvenience


Power Language

Episode transcript

Dr Rachel Morris: This is a You Are Not A Frog quick dip, a tiny taster of the kinds of things we talk about on our full podcast episodes. I’ve chosen today’s topic to give you a helpful boost in the time it takes to have a cup of tea, so you can return to whatever else you’re up to feeling energized and inspired. For more tools, tips and insights to help you thrive at work, don’t forget to subscribe to You Are Not A Frog wherever you get your podcasts. I was doing some wellbeing training earlier on as…

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