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  • Writer's pictureIzzy Whitney

Finding Your Voice: Setting Boundaries and Speaking Up

Hey, girls! Let's have a little chat about something really important - finding our voice and setting healthy boundaries. With everything moving so fast and everyone wanting our time and energy, it can feel pretty wild out there! But guess what? It's totally okay for us to learn how to say 'no' and let people know what we need.


You know, it happens a lot - we might feel like we have to say ‘yes’ to everything, or that we can't speak up when something isn't right. And let me tell you, that can lead to feeling frustrated, and overwhelmed, and we can even start to doubt ourselves. But why do we make this misstep? Oftentimes, it's because we feel stressed, pressured, or we're feeling insecure. But here's the thing, learning to set boundaries and talk about what we need is crucial at our age.


Instead of not setting boundaries, we should focus on finding our voices and speaking up. That means figuring out how to say ‘no’ when something doesn't feel right. We need to be able to speak our minds clearly and with confidence. It's not always easy, but it's super important and it's a skill that will help us throughout our lives. So, to all the tween girls out there, it’s time to step up and set some healthy boundaries. You deserve to be heard and have your needs met. Speak up, stand strong, and get ready to take on the world!


Now, let's chat about something super important – setting boundaries and speaking up for yourself. If we don't let people know what we're comfortable with, we might end up in not-so-great situations. It's a big deal! It's like not having enough time to study, spending too much time playing online games, or participating in too many activities and feeling burnt out.


Not setting boundaries with others can mess with our feelings. It can make us feel super anxious and stressed out all the time, and that's no fun! Plus, when we don't respect our own needs, it can hold us back from growing our confidence and being our super amazing selves! How can you feel good about yourself if you're not thinking about what's best for you?


So, it's time to start thinking about what's best for us and to set some healthy boundaries. You deserve to be heard and have your needs met. So go ahead, speak up, stand strong, and get ready to take on the world! You've got this, girl!


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