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Why is it important to set boundaries in the workplace?

We have all run into a situation where someone tests our boundaries in the workplace - whether it be that you sacrifice your needs or the expectations of others increase. Setting healthy boundaries will help you to separate what you think and feel from the thoughts and feelings of others. It is important to set boundaries in all aspects of life - especially the workplace. This includes setting limits, getting space, determining appropriate behavior, and creating autonomy in how you complete your tasks. All in all, this will provide you with the following outstanding benefits that will carry through all areas of life.


The main benefit here is that it encourages people to set a divide between work and rest. It is so important to give your mind a rest and close up for the day. You have to shift the weight of your mind to other areas of life and allow time to recharge. All in all, this shift off will really play off in the long haul. By giving your brain a rest from consistent work overload, you can in a sense wipe clean and come back to a blank canvas and a clearer path to success. Additionally, boundaries foster positive communications and collaboration among employees. It will allow employees to understand one another and how to portray each of their strengths.


A lack of boundaries in the workplace can result in burnout, anxiety, and disengagement. This can carry over into other areas of life. Want to learn HOW to create boundaries to avoid burnout? Amber with The HR Trail is hosting a FREE workshop on Tuesday, June 14th at 12pm EST. This is not something you want to miss!


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