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How to say no

How many of us have been struck with this particular dilemma? We get invited to take part in something that we don’t really want to do – for whatever reason. We don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings, we’re afraid other opportunities might be lost, we’re afraid of letting others down. But as this blogger explains, when we say yes against our wishes, we’re diminishing ourselves. We’re saying that other people’s wishes are always more important than our own, and we’re surrendering a degree of control over our own lives. Read this, and resolve to be firmer. And if you’re stuck for a polite way to say no, read some tips at zenhabits.net/say-no

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