Saying no is hard and not just about declining an offer or request. It's about focusing your time and energy. Saying no means saying yes to something that is part of your goals and values.
To say no well, you need to understand your priorities and share them clearly. It's important to be respectful and considerate of the person or situation that you're saying no to, but also honest and direct. It's better to say no upfront than to say yes later, fail to deliver or regret it later.
When you say no, you are setting boundaries and taking charge of your life. You're making a clear decision to spend time on what matters most to you, which takes courage and practice. Remember..saying no is not rejecting the person or situation, but making a simple choice to invest your time and energy where it will have the best results.
Jody Medor Health and Wellness