1. Co-creating Peace Episode #104 – “Secrets to Sustainable Relationships Part 1: The Benefits of Boundaries” Kathleen Oweegon 30:11

Nancy Pickard, a Master Integrative Life Coach, joins me to talk about the importance of setting healthy boundaries to help us to have relationships that are sustainable.

I hope you will enjoy “Secrets to Sustainable Relationships Part 1: The Benefits of Boundaries”, Episode #104 of Co-creating Peace, a series about conscious communication and conflict transformation. 

Highlights of our conversation include:

  • The benefit of boundaries in all types of relationships
  • The importance of teaching boundaries to children
  • Ways to articulate your boundaries
  • How to reinforce cooperation with your boundaries

Splitting her time between Aspen, Colorado and Marin, California, Nancy is a certified Master Integrative Life Coach with a myriad of Coaching certifications specializing in shadow work: Setting Healthy Boundaries, Healing your Heart, Bigger, Better, Braver, Parenting, Reinvention and Worthy to name many of them.

She is the author of the international best-selling book, Bigger Better Braver:  Conquer your fears, Embrace your courage, Transform your life. She offers a digital course and an online- zoom group Coaching course featuring her book. Coaching others to step out of fear and into bigger versions of themselves is her passion.
Contact Nancy at: Nancy@NancyPickardLifeCoach.com and visit her website NancyPickardLifeCoach.com

To hear more concepts and tools for working with boundaries from previous Co-creating Peace guests, listen to Episodes #20, #76, & #77. For additional ideas on how to prepare for an important conversation, listen to Episode #2 on Conscious Communication, Episode #10 on I-Messages, and Episode #4 on needs-based negotiation.

Join us next week for “Secrets to Sustainable Relationships Part 2 – Living Relationally”, when Nancy and I will continue our conversation, weaving in the value of living relationally as part of relationship sustainability.

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Kathleen Oweegon is the founder of Bridges of Peace with offices in Oregon and New Mexico. She also serves on the Board of Directors of International Institute for Global Leadership.

Kathleen has been a educator in communication and leadership skills for over 40 years, working with institutions and in the private sector. She has received over 250 hours of training in conflict resolution and related skills, and has created, co-designed and delivered many trainings in mindfulness, leadership, mediation, facilitation and conflict-free communication.