Boundaries

Boundaries Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310296034
Release 2008-09-09
Pages 304
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Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries help us determine who may touch us and under what circumstances -- Mental boundaries give us the freedom to have our own thoughts and opinions -- Emotional boundaries help us to deal with our own emotions and disengage from the harmful, manipulative emotions of others -- Spiritual boundaries help us to distinguish God's will from our own and give us renewed awe for our Creator -- Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they forget their own limits and limitations. When confronted with their lack of boundaries, they ask: - Can I set limits and still be a loving person? - What are legitimate boundaries? - What if someone is upset or hurt by my boundaries? - How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? - Aren't boundaries selfish? - Why do I feel guilty or afraid when I consider setting boundaries? Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend offer biblically-based answers to these and other tough questions, showing us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.



Boundaries Leader s Guide

Boundaries Leader s Guide Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310224525
Release 1999
Pages 128
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- Do you have trouble saying no? - Can you set limits and still be a loving person? - Is your life out of control? - What are legitimate boundaries? - Do people take advantage of you? - How do you answer someone who wants your time, love, energy, and money? Healthy relationships and sound living depend on maintaining smart personal boundaries. But many people don't know where to start. Here's where -- with the Boundaries Zondervan Group Resource. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, these nine interactive sessions can make a life-changing difference. Drawing on principles from the Bible, Boundaries guides small groups on a journey of discovery and practical application. As a small group leader, you play an integral part in helping your group members learn how to live their lives more fully and display Christ's love more freely. This guidebook will greatly simplify your job. Information is organized clearly and logically to minimize your preparation time and maximize your effectiveness. Get ready for a doubly rewarding experience of helping others discover a better way of living, and of strengthening your own boundaries in the process.



Boundaries

Boundaries Author Instaread
ISBN-10 9781944195137
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 35
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Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: Written by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, Boundaries: When to Say Yes; How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life examines how conservative evangelical Christians should set and maintain proper boundaries, that is saying yes and no at the appropriate times, by examining how boundaries are presented in the Bible. Those who cannot say no live lives filled with unhappiness because people take advantage of them. The symptoms of unhappiness include feeling unappreciated, disrespected, stressed, and exhausted from doing too much at home and work. PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread of Boundaries:Overview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeaways



Boundaries Workbook

Boundaries Workbook Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 0310494818
Release 1994-10-15
Pages 219
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Draw the line . . . Used with its companion book, Boundaries, this workbook will provide practical, non-theoretical exercises that will help you set healthy boundaries with parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even yourself . . . by drawing on God's wisdom. Being a loving and unselfish Christian does not mean never telling anyone no. This workbook helps you discover what boundaries you need and how to avoid feeling guilty about setting them. It will give you biblically based answers to questions you have about boundaries.



Boundaries with Kids

Boundaries with Kids Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310565666
Release 2009-05-18
Pages 160
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Keys for establishing healthy boundaries--the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for children and adults. To help their children grow into healthy adults, parents need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives. The authors of the Gold Medallion Award-winning book Boundaries bring their biblically-based principles to bear on the challenging task of child rearing, showing parents: * how to bring control to an out-of-control family life * how to set limits and still be loving parents * how to define legitimate boundaries for the family * how to instill in children a godly character



Boundaries with Teens

Boundaries with Teens Author John Townsend
ISBN-10 9780310565673
Release 2009-05-18
Pages 288
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The teen years—relationships, peer pressure, school, dating, character. To help teenagers grow into healthy adults, parents and youth workers need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives. The coauthor of the Gold Medallion Award-winning book Boundaries and the father of two teenage boys brings his biblically based principles to bear on the challenging task of the teen years, showing parents: How to bring control to an out-of-control family life How to set limits and still be loving parents How to define legitimate boundaries for the family How to instill in teens a godly character In this exciting new book, Dr. Townsend gives important keys for establishing healthy boundaries—the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for teens and the adults in their lives. The book offers help in raising your teens to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions.



Boundaries in Marriage

Boundaries in Marriage Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310319245
Release 2009-05-18
Pages 208
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Only when you and your mate know and respect each other's needs, choices, and freedom can you give yourselves freely and lovingly to one another. Boundaries in Marriage gives you the tools you need. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, counselors and authors of the award-winning bestseller Boundaries, show you how to apply the principles of boundaries to your marriage. This book helps you understand the friction points or serious hurts and betrayals in your marriage -- and move beyond them to the mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy you both long for.



Boundaries in Dating

Boundaries in Dating Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310296676
Release 2009-05-26
Pages 288
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Rules for Romance That Can Help You Find the Love of Your Life Between singleness and marriage lies the journey of dating. Want to make your road as smooth as possible? Set and maintain healthy boundaries--boundaries that will help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control. If many of your dating experiences have been difficult, Boundaries in Dating could revolutionize the way you handle relationships. Even if you’re doing well, the insights you’ll gain from this much-needed book can help you fine-tune or even completely readjust important areas of your dating life. Written by the authors of the bestselling book Boundaries, Boundaries in Dating is your road map to the kind of enjoyable, rewarding dating that can take you from weekends alone to a lifetime with the soul mate you’ve longed for.



Saying No to Say Yes

Saying No to Say Yes Author Ph. C. D Olsen
ISBN-10 9781566997294
Release 2015-03-06
Pages 120
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This book explores the difficulties clergy face when they attempt to say “no” by setting effective boundaries in order to say “yes” to the life-giving call of ministry. It illustrates the benefits of good boundaries, even as it traces the legacy of denominational boundary trainings in the wake of the public clergy sexual misconduct crisis. Devor and Olsen supplement anecdotes from their experience leading boundary trainings with an examination of clergy/congregation dynamics through the lenses of both self-psychology and family systems theory—elucidating how some obstacles to effective boundary setting are caused by innate personality tendencies that are exacerbated by a stressful church environment. A perfect storm occurs when clergy vulnerabilities and systemic congregational anxiety interact, leading to burn-out and boundary problems which hinder pastoral excellence. Readers will find both practice questions to assist them in a deeper assessment of personal and systemic obstacles as well as strategies for setting boundaries, creating the space needed to pursue excellence in ministry.



Beyond Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries Author John Townsend
ISBN-10 9780310412908
Release 2011-10-11
Pages 272
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How do you know you’re ready to trust again ... and what does it take to be ready? Painful relationships violate our trust, causing us to close our hearts. But to experience the freedom and love God designed us for, we eventually have to take another risk. In this breakthrough book, bestselling author Dr. John Townsend takes you beyond the pain of the past to discover how to re-enter a life of intimate relationships. Whether you’re trying to restore a current relationship or begin a new one, Townsend gives practical tools for establishing trust and finding the intimacy you long for. Beyond Boundaries will help you reinstate closeness with someone who broke your trust; discern when true change has occurred; reestablish appropriate connections in strained relationships; create a safe environment that helps you trust; and restore former relationships to a healthy dynamic. You can move past relational pain to trust again. Beyond Boundaries will show you how.



Boundaries for Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780062206350
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 272
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In Boundaries for Leaders, clinical psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud leverages his expertise of human behavior, neuroscience, and business leadership to explain how the best leaders set boundaries within their organizations--with their teams and with themselves--to improve performance and increase employee and customer satisfaction. In a voice that is motivating and inspiring, Dr. Cloud offers practical advice on how to manage teams, coach direct reports, and instill an organization with strong values and culture. Boundaries for Leaders: Take Charge of Your Business, Your Team, and Your Life is essential reading for executives and aspiring leaders who want to create successful companies with satisfied employees and customers, while becoming more resilient leaders themselves.



Sophie and Sam

Sophie and Sam Author Tori Cloud
ISBN-10 9781418588243
Release 2008-06-03
Pages 128
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Help your child learn some of life's most important lessons! Sharing - yes. Whining - no. Telling the truth and cleaning up - yes. Arguing and not following the rules - no. Seems simple enough, but as a kid it may be unclear when they know the right thing to do is not necessarily the most comfortable to express. Tied to the million-plus selling book, Boundaries, from Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, Tori Cloud helps children learn at an early age the value of setting and keeping boundaries to be safe and happy. Boundary lessons include: Sharing Truthfulness Bullies Cleaning Up Strangers Respect Arguing Obedience Thankfulness



Safe People

Safe People Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310298144
Release 2009-05-26
Pages 208
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Too many of us have invested ourselves into relationships that left us deeply wounded. We've been abandoned or taken advantage of, and left with little to show for what we've given. We've lost our sense of security and personal value in the process. And what's worse, we tend to either repeat the same mistakes of judgment over and over . . . Or else lock the doors of our hearts entirely and throw away the key. Why do we choose the wrong people to get involved with? Is it possible to change? And if so, where does one begin? Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer solid guidance for making safe choices in relationships, from friendships to romance. They help identify the nurturing people we all need in our lives, as well as ones we need to learn to avoid. Safe People will help you to recognize 20 traits of relationally untrustworthy people. Discover what makes some people relationally safe, and how to avoid unhealthy entanglements. You'll learn about things within yourself that jeopardize your relational security. And you'll find out what to do and what not to do to develop a balanced, healthy approach to relationships.



Boundaries With Kids

Boundaries With Kids Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310247241
Release 2003-01-30
Pages 158
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Boundaries with Kids will help parents: Recognize the boundary issues underlying child behavior problems Set boundaries and establish consequences with kids Get out of the “nagging” trap Stop controlling their kids—and instead help their children develop self-control Apply the ten laws of boundaries to parenting Take six practical steps for implementing boundaries with their kids Want to Paint a Happy Future for Your Children? Start Drawing the Line Today. One of the most loving things parents can do for their children is set firm boundaries with them. Boundaries with Kids will help the parents in your group raise their kids to take responsibility for their own actions, attitudes, and emotions. In eight sessions, Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer tools and insights for bringing order to problematic circumstances and cultivating healthier parent-child relationships in the home. This leader’s guide gives you the clear, step-by-step instructions you need to maximize interaction, support, and insights within your group. Most of the preparation has been done for you—just follow the easy-to-use lesson plan, complete with helpful tips. Because this book includes the full text of the participant’s guide, it’s the only guidebook you need to track page-for-page with your group. Boundaries with Kids sessions: 1. Building Character in Kids 2. Kids Need Parents with Boundaries 3. The Law of Sowing and Reaping and the Law of Responsibility 4. The Laws of Power and Respect 5. The Laws of Motivation and Evaluation 6. The Laws of Proactivity and Envy 7. The Laws of Activity and Exposure 8. Six Steps to Implementing Boundaries with Your Kids



Boundaries with Kids

Boundaries with Kids Author Dr. Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 0310222206
Release 1998
Pages 224
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You want your kids to grow up into healthy adults. You want to see them take responsibility for their behavior, their values, their lives. But maybe you've discovered that simply telling them to 'do the right thing' isn't enough. From toddler tantrums to teenage temptations, you've got to help them take ownership of their behavior, feelings, and attitudes. But how? Establish boundaries. Boundaries are the bedrock of good relationships, maturity, safety, and growth for your children and for you. Boundaries with Kids will help you prepare your kids to assume responsibility for their own lives.



Boundaries in Marriage Workbook

Boundaries in Marriage Workbook Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 0310228751
Release 2000
Pages 208
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This is a companion workbook to Boundaries in Marriage that is filled with self-tests, questions, and applications.



Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition

Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition Author Henry Cloud
ISBN-10 9780310350811
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 352
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To regain control of your life, you’ve never needed Boundaries more than you do today in today’s always-on, always-connected digital world. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend wrote the New York Times bestselling book on Boundaries – the personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not, and influence all areas of your life – physically, emotionally, spiritually. And now, over 2 million changed lives later, Cloud & Townsend have updated and expanded this bestseller with essential guidance for setting Boundaries in today’s digital age. If you’ve ever wondered: Can I set limits and still be a loving person? How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy, or money? Why do I feel guilty when I consider setting boundaries? Unpacking the 10 laws of boundaries, Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend give you biblically based answers to these and other tough questions, and show you how to set healthy boundaries with your spouse, children, friends, coworkers, and even with yourself. In Boundaries, Drs. Cloud and Townsend show you how to bring new health to your relationships. You’ll discover firsthand how to reclaim your freedom to walk as the loving, giving, fulfilled individual God created you to be.