Ways to Say NO -- and Boost Your Self-Esteem!
when to say "no" to others with clarity and kindness is
saying "yes" to yourself.
thing about saying no to someone when they want something that you
don't want to give--such as a favor, your time, your
help, or a loan--is that once you do it, you feel GREAT. And you
have a much higher opinion of yourself afterward!
Try these six
simple ways to say no. You can practice them ahead of time so
you'll be ready when you need to use them!
- "Thanks, but I think I'm
going to pass on that."
enthusiastic/polite/helpful part of me would like to say yes,
but the rest of me is more realistic/already overcommitted/is
just too tired."
- "Thanks, but I don't
think I will."
- "That's not really
something I enjoy."
- "That's not going to work
- When you get the hang of it
and want to have some fun, try these! Just be sure to say them
with a big smile.
For the complete list of 42 ways to say no, click
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