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6 ways to say no without feeling guilty

Can you remember a time when you have said yes to something when secretly you wanted to say no?


Are you at a point where you are resenting the workload and weight of responsibility that appears on your shoulders and you would like some clearer boundaries in place.

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It's not easy to do. Asking for support, saying no and setting clear boundaries shows bravery and courage and it protects you from spreading yourself too thinly and experiencing burnout.

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If saying NO is something that you are practicing then here are 6 ideas to help you ditch the guilt and better ring-fence your precious energy


1. Know your boundaries


Be really clear about your non negotiables and what you are willing

and unwilling to say NO to.


2. Take your time to respond