Yes or No

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Waking up on the Wrong Side of 50

People are often told they need to say “No” more.  Wanting to please becomes a way of life, so when asked to do something, they immediately reply “Yes”, before they’re even thought if they actually want to do it, or have time to do it.  So a movement of sorts was formed, one that gave people. especially women, the power that saying “No” was acceptable, indeed, preferable in many situations.

I do believe that everyone has the ability to say “No” to any situation, regardless of the reason.  No one should ever feel obligated to do something.

But…

Shonda Rhimes wrote a book, “Year of Yes”, which basically detailed how saying “Yes” changed her life.  So have we gotten hasty with our use of the word “No”?

If something goes against your personal code of ethics, you need to say no.  There is no situation that should ever make you…

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2 thoughts on “Yes or No”

  1. I think the point is to carefully consider what you say yes to and what you say no to. I used to say yes to too many things but many of them did present wonderful opportunities. So I’m not sorry for all those yesses. I am more selective now.

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