A Clear Yes or No to Holiday Requests

December 4, 2010
It doesn’t pay to be wishy-washy when asked to do something you may not really want to do, especially over the holidays.

What Part of No Don't You Understand?Stress-free Suggestion Number Two

If you haven’t read the introduction to this series of suggestions for a guilt-free, stress-free holiday, read Talking Back to the Voice of Unhealthy Guilt.

Then write the following on a paper and put it where you can see it throughout the day:

I will say a clear “yes” to those things that bring pleasure to my life and a clear “no” to those who would dictate how my holiday unfolds.

If you put this affirmation into practice, how would that affect your relationships?

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