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How to say NO https://flic.kr/p/6rv8zK

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One of the most powerful words we can learn to say is no https://flic.kr/p/6JMMkb

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Why dont we do this more? Maybe we: https://flic.kr/p/4LNsmE

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Feel obligated https://flic.kr/p/c93c4N

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Want the diversion https://flic.kr/p/4a4vtB

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Dont want to let other people down https://flic.kr/p/ooQXc

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Think we can do it all https://flic.kr/p/9Jah8m

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Whatever the reason, not saying no creates stress https://flic.kr/p/6yE6wa

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We overcommit, and as a result, we underperform. https://flic.kr/p/aqEVsc

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We become too busy to do anything well, and then feel bad about ourselves https://flic.kr/p/cUZeRS

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One of the healthiest things we can do is to say no

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Click Here Realizing  that the world will go on after we say no is empowering https://flic.kr/p/9nhLy9

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We learn that we can say no and our friends will still love us https://flic.kr/p/2PvLfg

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Our need to say yes is often due to the expectations of others Click Here https://flic.kr/p/4LNsmE

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Expectations can be manipulative even if not meant that way: It becomes easier to go along rather than let another person down

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However, that only perpetuates the expectations cycle and results in a drop in our productivity https://flic.kr/p/5vo6ju

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We also struggle with saying no because there are things we really want to do: https://flic.kr/p/9v6BrB color changes made to original photo

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We really want to be a part of a book club, spend time with our friends, or work to save some some travel funds https://flic.kr/p/7AV3c5

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We have to know what our goals are and determine if these activities will help us get there https://flic.kr/p/mhQ2sc

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It is important to determine how much time a new obligation will take

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If no is still appropriate, be kind in your no, and even offer an alternative that may help them more https://flic.kr/p/rGdVB

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How to say NO https://flic.kr/p/4qzZRL

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Know your goals so that you can quickly determine if saying no is appropriate

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Assign value to your priorities and make others aware, if needed https://flic.kr/p/P22Ry

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Make a schedule based on your priorities

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Stay strong and remember that saying no can mean that you are more productive and not overcommitting https://flic.kr/p/jkcwwK

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