Have You Ever Said “Yes” When You Mean “No”?

But then I really looked at it…

Speaking of communicating…..

The Strength of “No”

What does that do to the relationship with that person?

When should you say no?

What does this have to do with your health?

Can one word improve your health?

Some suggestions……. Try these responses instead of just saying no.

  1. I’ll think about it…. Give yourself a little bit of time and pause to evaluate the request that’s being made. Don’t use that response if you’re not going to get back to them. Only use that response if you will think about it and then let them know your decision. You can’t use that just to put off saying no.
  2. Softer language. Such as, “Hey, I’d prefer not to.” You can say it calmly. One that works well at work is “that’s really not my responsibility.” There are so many other ways to say no gracefully. I’m sure you can think of many of them.

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I am a Physical Therapist and CEO/Owner of Flex Physical Therapy.

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Mike Uhrlaub

Mike Uhrlaub

I am a Physical Therapist and CEO/Owner of Flex Physical Therapy.

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