5 Reasons Why We Should Say “No” More Often!

5 Reasons Why We Should Say “No” More Often!

Every one of us has given in to the persistent persuasion of a friend or an acquaintance before. And it usually leaves a heavy, guilty feeling within us when we realise we have better things to do, but we have already accepted the invitation. Sound familiar? Today, I’ll show you how to work around the question of whether to say yes or no… As the winter has set in, I have found myself saying more no’s than yes’ to catch-ups, events, and even work demands. The power of saying “no” has really given me back my sanity and the ability to breathe and take a moment. Saying no means I can make more yes’ to myself, my personal health, and my family. Because of my decision, everyone in my family has been able to slow down the pace and spend more time together at home. As a busy person, I tend to be everywhere most of the time both for professional and personal affairs. This habit of mine has enabled me to transform into someone with a serious case of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). After changing this time-consuming habit of saying yes to anyone and anything, I was able to evolve from someone suffering from constant FOMO to a productive person who takes pride in having JOMO (Joy of Missing Out). People, events, and offers were not the only things I said no to. I began saying no to spending a good amount of my time scrolling endlessly through my social media accounts or anything digital for that matter. Saying yes to too many things you can simply...