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How to say “no” (audio)

Want to increase the stress in your life? One good way is say "yes" to uninvited personal or work requests that will eat up your already limited free time—and possibly send your stress levels through the roof.

But there is a better way.

Why "no" means "yes" to a better life

One good reason to start saying "no" is so that you can concentrate on what's really important to you. Sure, we all have obligations (such as our jobs) and make time for them, but when your priorities (like sharing quality time with family and friends) are compromised, then refusing to take on new commitments can give you time for what's really important to you.

Saying "no" also allows you to:

  • Have the time to concentrate on things you've already said yes to—and have the focus to do them well
  • Free up time to try something new — sports, hobbies or volunteering
  • Improve your mood and your health since a time-crunched stressed-out schedule can leave you crabby or bitter and can increase your chances of getting sick

If you find it hard to say "no" — even though your schedule is stretched to the max — know that many of us have trouble refusing a request. But you can learn how. Listen and learn:

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Ease out of stress

If getting to "no" is difficult for you, try to visualize for health and wellness success.

You can also search "stress" in Find Support for organizations in your area that offer stress relief services.

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