But, just know when to do so. Get smart.
But sadly, we hold onto our childhood beliefs and we continue to associate no with being dislikeable, bad mannered, unkind, or selfish. Mayo Clinic article on stress relief from saying no. It eats into your precious leisure time. Start out small.
In this study, as in previous ones cited by Brass and Haggard, the initiation of a voluntary action activated the supplementary motor area SMA of the prefrontal cortex.
Now that we are all adults, we are more mature and capable of making our own choices, as well as knowing the difference between wrong and right.
Upon reading or hearing the request, if you instantly know it is going to negatively impact on your time or mean helping will result in being over stressed and over stretched, tell them. More Posts. Share on: But learning to say no can earn you respect from yourself as well those around you.
This week: If you said no to your mom, dad, teacher, uncle, grandparents, and so on, you were most certainly considered to be being rude, and you would have probably been told off for it.
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So let's talk about saying "no" to ourselves, and establish boundaries that will have all of us leaping forward along each of our own personal wellness journeys. Lighten up.
Design by Joshua Denney. Saying no to others is a way of saying yes to yourself. Suggest ways forward to suit both of you.