Book Reviews

“Working with The Better Boundaries Workbook is like having personal sessions with a very wise and compassionate therapist. You will learn actionable ways to stand up for yourself and make your needs clear so all your relationships can thrive. The exercises and insights this helpful guide offers will let you tap into your most empowered and authentic self.”
Jennifer King Lindley, award-winning health journalist and the author of Find Your Joy: A Powerful Self-Care Journal to Help You Thrive

“In The Better Boundaries Workbook, Sharon Martin discusses a tremendously useful topic that most people have difficulty understanding, and even therapists struggle to describe: boundaries. She not only explains, in clear terms, exactly what boundaries are, she also walks you through the process of building yours. Ever wondered whether your boundaries need improvement, how healthy boundaries look, or how to create and strengthen them? You’ll find all the answers here.”
—Jonice Webb, PhD, bestselling author of Running On Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect and Running On Empty No More: Transform Your Relationships

“Boundaries can easily bring up feelings of guilt, fear, or anxiety, but Sharon makes the difficult process of setting limits feel accessible. Learn why boundaries are important and how to overcome the emotional difficulties of honoring your needs. With the many scripts, vignettes, and other tools, you’ll discover a step-by-step process for maintaining boundaries in every area of your life. This workbook is a must-read for anyone who struggles with people-pleasing, perfectionism, or codependency.”
—April Snow, LMFT, licensed psychotherapist and author of the Mindfulness Workbook for Stress Relief

“This workbook does an excellent job of explaining the layers of boundaries. The Better Boundaries Workbook is an easy to follow how-to guide for self-improvement. What I loved most about the book is the simple explanations of what boundaries are, how boundaries impact our well-being, and simple tools to increase and protect boundaries. Sharon Martin has produced a well-written book that is instrumental in self-empowerment and mental health.”
—Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC is the owner of Lifetime Counseling and Consulting®, creator of A Date With Darkness Podcast®, an expert witness, and a media therapist

The Better Boundaries Workbook is a clear, caring guide to help people build stronger boundaries. Sharon Martin has done it again with this brilliant workbook that is a powerful tool for anyone looking to not be taken advantage of. When you are ready to ‘do the work’ this workbook gives you thoughtful exercises to look within your own patterns and teaches you how to create new programming that better serves you.  I love this book and it will forever be in my referral library to help those with boundary challenges.”
—Tracy A Malone, founder of Narcissist Abuse Support

The Better Boundaries Workbook is the most comprehensive resource available to help people struggling with setting healthy boundaries, people-pleasing, and assertive communication. Sharon Martin expertly guides the reader to create a clear and personalized action plan.”
—Marni Feuerman, MSW, PsyD, psychotherapist, and author of Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships

“Once again, with The Better Boundaries Workbook, Sharon Martin shares her insight and her expertise in her down-to-earth style.  Sharon’s work is clear, practical, and easy to relate to. The chapters for setting boundaries, communicating needs, and working with boundary violations are well laid out and have actionable steps throughout. I’m excited to use The Better Boundaries Workbook with my therapy and coaching clients for years to come!”
—Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, licensed clinical professional counselor, life coach and host of the Awaken Your Wise Woman podcast