Oh how often I fantasized about actually saying this to someone as I battled with my will to please over the years! Why can it be so hard to say no?
Until I got a handle on this, at times, I would run myself ragged doing too many things, sometimes out of obligation and guilt instead of compassion, love and choice.
Even against my growing intellect on the topic I would still struggle to say no if I didn’t have a good excuse, what if I just didn’t want to? would that be okay to say out loud?!? That used to paralyze me with fear.
In conversations with many girlfriends and clients, this is something women especially have a hard time with, and It can hold us back from designing the life we were actually meant to live.
Stay tuned to my next few posts on this topic… ‘The beginners guide to saying no’….