The there's a thin line between being happy and sad. That line is simply called the 'no' line. Sometimes, saying No to people in certain situations doesn't make you less of a person than you are, doesn't matter what the person on the other end thinks.
5 times it's perfectly okay to say 'No'
You do not always have to feel guilty about telling people No, it's all about taking care of yourself and maintaining your sanity
You do not always have to feel guilty about telling people No. It's all about taking care of yourself and maintaining your sanity to allow you become happy in every area of your life.
There's a saying that goes like this : Don't say 'Yes' when you mean to say 'No'. This applies to our daily lives. People regret their actions after agreeing to do certain things or go to certain places when they should have rejected the offer, no matter the penalty you think you might face.
Here are some situations where it's perfectly okay to say 'No':
1. Your partner/spouse: As tricky as saying No to them can be, try to make them see reason for your decision without making them feel rejected or tripping yourself with guilt.
2. Your children: While saying No to them in extremely difficult situations, your reply should be followed immediately with a calm explanation.
3. Your relatives and in-laws: As much as our culture is all about family, while saying No to your relatives impossible demands it's better to draw up boundaries for the sake of your own family.
4. Your work: Use a firm but polite approach while saying No to your boss' or co-worker’s demands without upsetting them, especially when your personal time is about to be invaded by work.
5. Your friends: Sometimes it's hard to turn down these requests but a good reason while saying No would send a message to them faster.
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