I couldn’t help but laugh at the first couple months of 2017. When reflecting on 2016, and looking forward to a clean, fresh year, I said (several times), “The next year is going to be so quiet, relaxed and fun.” While it has been, and will hopefully be, fun I would not use quiet nor relaxed to describe the beginning of this year.
It’s a day late, and usually this is a “Monday Learning” post, but I have been having a hard time coming up with 5 things I’m learning each week. As silly as it seems! I have been finding that many things carry on from one week to the next.
Saying “no” shouldn’t be a guilt thing. It shouldn’t need to be followed be an explanation or reason. Saying “no” is a freedom we have in human relationships. It’s probably one of the most difficult things to learn in life though. Here are some thoughts and steps to being a better no-sayer.
It’s like we’re constantly comparing our busyness to others. I’ve done it and I’m sure I’ll do it again. It makes me feel less-than and insignificant, which are complete lies of the devil!