What is the art of saying no? If you’re someone who’s still struggling with the word “No”, then this is something you could really use.
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Topics Discussed in this Episode:
- Why it’s important to say “No”
- Why it’s important to set boundaries
- How to practice saying “No”
- Saying “No” to more things gives you more headspace.
- We talk a lot about negotiables and non-negotiables when it comes to health, fitness, and wellbeing, and in terms of saying “Yes” or “No”, it’s important to be very clear on your boundaries.
- The more you practice saying “No”, the more comfortable you’ll be with it.
- When you feel that life is a little bit more balanced and you set some healthy boundaries, and feel much better in terms of your self-esteem about that, and you’ve got a bit more headspace to do other things with that time – then you’ve got there. And you’ll know when that time comes.
- Learn to say “No”. Take time to take a breath from your schedule, take time to practice heartfulness, do things that you really love, and connect with people, nature, and yourself.
- Set boundaries.
- Pick one thing a day to say “No” to and learn to get used to hear the word “No” come out of your mouth and to gauge someone else’s reaction.
“In the conversations I have with people, I find that a lot of them really struggle with the word no.”
“We have simply too much in our diaries, both professionally and personally, and that massively impacts our wellbeing.”
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