The Power Of “No”
Have you ever gone to a buffet, pigged out and then tried to eat dessert? You can’t even taste the sweetness when you’re full. Nothing tastes good when you’re full.
That’s what happens when I allow too many “things” to crowd in and take my time. Rather than enjoying each event it becomes something to get checked off my to-do list.
Because I’ve spent many years eating from a full plate I am adamant about guarding my time. I have learned that there is POWER in the simple word, “NO”.
It often sounds like this. “Oh my, that sounds like such a wonderful opportunity. I hate that I’m going to have to say no this time but I just am not able to fit it into our schedule right now.
I used to hate to say “no” but do you know what I’ve learned? When I say no to something outside my home, I am saying YES to something inside!