Create and enforce boundaries.

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Don’t allow the people around you, especially those you love, to take advantage of you or cross your personal boundaries.

Sometimes, for everyone’s sake, you have to say “No.” Whether it’s another family get-together or a parent-teacher conference on the evening of a very long day, you are allowed to say, “No, I’m not doing that.”

You can even create a “no” list of things you won’t do or that you’d rather not do.