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Learning to say no improves our productivity, enhances our time management, and empowers others. Yet, we often fall in the trap of saying yes due to expectations of others, obligations we feel from family and friends, fear over losing our job, or feeling the need to be in control. Establishing priorities and offering alternatives helps us to learn to say no, and ultimately gives us greater time to achieve those things in our lives that are the most important.

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One of the most powerful words we can learn to say is

no

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Why dont we do this more?

Maybe we:

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Feel obligated

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Want thediversion

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Dont want to let other

people down

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Think we can do it all

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Whatever the reason, not saying no

creates stress

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We overcommit,

and as a result, we

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We become too busy to do

anything well, and then feel

bad about ourselves

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One of the healthiest

things we can do is to say no

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Realizing that the world will go on after we say no is empowering

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We learn that we can say no

and our friends will still love us

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Our need to say yes is often due

to the expectations of

others

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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

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We also struggle with saying no because there are things we really want to

do:

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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

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We have to know what our goals

are and determine if

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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

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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

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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

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