Are you a people pleaser?
Are you a sucker for saying yes?
Sometimes I even found myself thinking “no, no, no, no” and then I would blurt out “yes.”
Why is saying the word “no” so hard? It’s just a word, right?
It wasn’t until I realized the reason I was so afraid to say no; the fear of rejection.
If you are struggling to say no here are some tips:
💜Keep your response simple.
💜If you want to say no, be firm and direct. ...
💜Buy yourself some time. ...
💜Consider a compromise. ...
💜Separate refusal from rejection. ...
💜Don't feel guilty for saying no...
💜Be true to yourself.
Saying no is essential to self-care and setting healthy boundaries.
Let go of the fear of rejection and put yourself first.
It’s okay to say no.
Love yourself, value yourself.