About the Author

Julie A. Hawkins was a lifelong people pleaser until the unexpected death of her partner, Chris, prompted her to begin setting and conveying proper boundaries. After serving as a life coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming trainer for nearly two decades, Hawkins developed a six-step system to help others say “no” without guilt. Today, she lives in Silicon Valley where she conducts trainings and enjoys her human and furry friends.