Art of Saying No It feels great to be the one that everyone comes to us for solutions to the

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Art of Saying No It feels great to be the one that everyone comes to us for solutions to the problems they have. When the people get satisfied with your solution, they happily say, “Thank you dear I just can’t imagine what I would do without you.” At that instance you might feel so important that your heart will be filled with joy. The immediate verbal affirmation you obtain from saying, “Yes,” to every demand can even fulfill subconscious aspirations of becoming popular. Of course it's easier to say yes, but at the price of your peace of mind? The number of valuable requests isn't likely to reduce, and you can't add extra time to your day. Are you condemned to be overcommitted? Do you want to struggle with taking on more than you can…show more content…
The reason for this may be either fear of appearing impolite or selfish, or because we try hard to make every effort to earn our place by doing what's asked, when it's asked - even to the harm of our work quality and our well being. However, saying “no” is one of the most important aspects of living a life packed with integrity, balance and authenticity. Our ability to say "no" with confidence is one of the most important aspects of creating peace and power in our lives. Perhaps we can make you understand the much better if we relate an incident. Once there lived a man named Thomas in London who had a son named Peter. One day Thomas told his son, “There is a 2 letter word in English language which is so important that if you learn to use it effectively it’s going to be very useful for you.” Peter asked, “Tell me that word daddy?” "It is the No, my dear son." "Why this word is so much important daddy?" “Perhaps I can make you understand the reason much better if I relate an incident that occurred when I was a boy. We had a neighbor who was very fond of fishing. On several occasions I had joined him for fishing, and really enjoyed it. Once fine morning at the breakfast table, my father gave me instructions not to go for fishing with our neighbor.” I asked my father about the reason why he doesn’t want me

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