How to Say No: 10 Powerful Tips

How to Say No: 10 Powerful Tips

How do you stop saying yes when you honestly just want to say no?

Well, it’s not easy. I used to have a lot of trouble with it.

And so I’d become frustrated and angry with myself and others who had asked me about a favor or help.

While at the same time working on someone else’s goals instead of my own and wasting too much time and energy on that.

Things simply had to change.

So I set out a handful of years ago to learn how to become better at saying no.

Here’s 10 of the best tips, habits and strategies I learned.

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45 Never Force Anyone to Talk To You Quotes

Never Force Anyone to Talk To You Quotes

You can’t really force someone to do something.

Sure, you may wish that you could sometimes. But trying to do that only tends to drive them away and push you further from what you want.

So in this post I’d like to reinforce that and mention more helpful and healthy alternatives by sharing the best 45 never force anyone to talk to you quotes.

I hope this post will help you see how futile it is to try to force something and what you can do instead. And, perhaps even more importantly, what you can do when someone else is trying to force something – words, actions, thoughts – upon you.

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Don’t Look Back Quotes to Help You Move on and Live Your Best Life

It’s sometimes so tempting to keep your eyes on the past.

Reliving good old memories. Replaying mistakes and failures while beating yourself up.

And yes, reliving those memories can be uplifting from time to time. And learning from the past can help you in the present day.

But too much looking back into the past can drag you down and hold you back.

So in this post I’d like to share 67 of the most powerful don’t look back quotes. To help you to move on. To let go. And to move your attention fully to the present and your future that you can still shape in the way you want it.

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Go Easy on Yourself

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

“People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it.”
Edith Schaeffer

One common way to get things done, to achieve and to motivate yourself is to be kind of hard on yourself.

To set very high standards for yourself that you want to stick to every time.

Now, this way of going about things can indeed help you to accomplish big things in your life and to get things done every week.

But it comes at a price.

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You Can Do It Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Dreams

When you have a setback or you run into a few obstacles on the way towards your goal or dream then self-doubt can easily start to creep in.

You start thinking to yourself: I can’t do this. And so you feel like taking a break or giving up all together.

One good thing to do in such a situation is to get some encouragement from someone close to you.

Another one is to get some support from an outside source. Like a book, podcast or this post. Because in it I’ll share the 68 best you can do it quotes.

Timeless inspiration to renew your motivation and positivity so that you can keep pushing forward (or get the kick start you need if you’ve got a new goal you want to get started with).

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Simple Ways to Spread the Optimism and Positive Energy Starting Today

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
Winston Churchill


It can turn a situation that looks negative or bleak into an opportunity or something to learn from.

It can replace the draining thoughts of pessimism with something that will create more positive energy and enthusiasm again.

And it can help you to jump over obstacles, to keep moving when you fall or stumble and to not give up just because you have had a couple of temporary setbacks.

So not just adding more of it to your own life but to the lives of the people in your world too is a good idea.

Because in the long run you tend to get what you give.

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