The Importance of Boundaries | Jennifer Jay Marcenelle

The Importance of Boundaries

We all need to protect ourselves from emotional harm. Psychological defenses are created in childhood to serve that purpose unconsciously, but they can also lead us into unhealthy and unproductive behavior. Boundaries, unlike psychological defense mechanisms, are conscious and healthy ways to protect ourselves from emotional and psychological harm.

Why Words Matter | Jennifer Jay Marcenelle


If you communicate clearly and confidently, whether at work or in your personal life, you are much more likely to command the respect of others and build stronger relationships. Words are real. Every word we speak either creates or destroys.

Moment Of Truth | Jennifer Jay Marcenelle

HOW I FOUND THE GUTS TO COME OUT WITH MY RELIGION There we were on our hands and knees working side by side staining the grout of the newly-installed, beautiful, tile flooring. The style of the kitchen was reminiscent of the old world, darkly stained wood complimentary of the deep green granite countertops. We’d been […]