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It's Okay to Say "No" 🙌




"No"

Such a small word and yet many people struggle for years saying it! 

Isn't it?

Even I can't say "No"!

Just yesterday, it seemed an ardous task to just say "No" to something I didn't like🥺

Why? Because of its association with being selfish, rude

Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough~Josh Billings

Isn't it so true?

I find it almost unbearable to say no, no matter how busy I am, and how much I do not want to do a task

I used to say yes all the time because the thought of saying no crippled me

What I never realised was I didn't owe anybody anything🙌

&

I can never control anybody’s opinion about me

Life flows, it moves and will it progress whether I say no or not✨

I can make a choice to go through it hurriedly or go through it mindfully

The key is learning to balance kindness and courteousness without sacrificing our own sense of self-worth✨

We often think about what we should do, what people want us to do or the expectations others might have of us but these thoughts can overwhelm us, debilitate us, and leave us feeling conflicted, restricted, or full of angst✨

People are always going to have requests Sometimes we'll be able to help;sometimes we'll not

We're still a good person regardless❤️

If we put everyone else’s needs ahead of our own, we'll become mentally and physically exhausted

It is our life

We are our biggest advocate💯

It's okay to say no!
& Sometimes one needs to 🙌

Our world will not fall apart because of it🙌

We often think about what we should do, what people want us to do or the expectations others might have of us but these thoughts can overwhelm us, debilitate us, and leave us feeling conflicted, restricted, or full of angst✨

It's absolutely okay to say "No" 
And sometimes one needs to🙌💯

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