Episode #288:Creating and Owning Your Boundaries with Melissa Urban

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Steph interviews Melissa Urban about setting effective boundaries. Melissa is the co-founder and CEO of Whole30 and an authority on helping people create lifelong healthy habits. She acknowledges that it’s not always easy to set boundaries, but that doing so will set you free. Melissa shares tips for navigating issues with in-laws, how to navigate differences in opinion when it comes to feeding your kids, common mistakes people make when setting boundaries, and scripts you can use to ease into setting boundaries. There’s something for everyone in this conversation and you’ll walk away feeling empowered to advocate for yourself.

Topics Discussed: 

  • What sparked Melissa’s passion for helping others set boundaries
  • Why boundaries are especially hard for women and moms
  • Common mistakes people make when setting boundaries 
  • How to navigate issues with your in-laws
  • Navigating disagreements with how you feed your kids

Show Notes: 

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This episode’s guest

Melissa Urban is the co-founder and CEO of Whole30 and an authority on helping people create lifelong healthy habits. She is a seven-time New York Times bestselling author, including the instant best-seller, The Book of Boundaries, debuting at #3. She has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, People, Forbes, Good Morning America, and CNBC; is the host of the Do the Thing podcast; and is a prominent keynote speaker on boundaries, building community, health trends, and entrepreneurship. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT.

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