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Using Emotional Intelligence To Help You Say "NO"

A reluctance to say ‘no’ can leave us feeling anxious and frustrated. The impact of always saying ‘yes’ can lead to increased and often unmanageable workloads resulting in long hours, missed lunches and extra pressure. This additional pressure can then lead to stress and more anxiety. Constantly saying ‘yes’ to requests can make us berate ourselves for being “weak”, verbally kicking ourselves when we wish we had spoken up. This is not good for our self-esteem and is damaging for our mental and emotional health. Long-term if we continue to always say ‘yes’, regardless of what we really want, it can lead to us being taken advantage of and manipulated.

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