Time with family is one of the best parts of the holiday season. Yet, it’s no secret that families can sometimes pick apart your confidence, and even a passing remark can shake you to your core.

In fact, even as a confident adult, it only takes one backhanded compliment or blatant insult from, let’s say, an aunt for argument’s sake, to shake that confidence and make us feel like a child again. So, what can you do to fortify your confidence and prepare for the holiday onslaught with certain extended family members?

Thankfully we were joined by Mindset Coach and owner of Authentic Victories, Lisa Thruston.

She was here with tips on how we can preserve our sparkle this holiday season by setting clear boundaries with those “well-meaning” relatives or friends.