Do you find it impossible to say no? Here at WH we know that we do it sometimes. Whether it is FOMO or people who are happy or overwhelmed, there are numerous reasons not to say no. And they're all different.
Say hello to Sarah Knight
And then the author Sarah Knight comes and speaks out for these simple words: "No is an option." She goes on to explain: "And not just for RSVP cards. It is for colleagues who ask you to attend this week to look after them for the third time. It is for second cousins who are looking for interest free loans. It is for bosses who want you to work too much and for customers who want to pay too little. It is for children and dating and roommates and phone attorneys and third tequila recordings. "
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Um, hands up, whoever is guilty of some of them! Yes, we aswell.
"We have to make it easy to say no to our own health," she says in her new book F ** k No, "and the health of our relationships with family, friends, lovers, superiors, colleagues, customers, landlords, Roommates, students, teachers, teammates, trainers and everyone else who needs to hear it. "
Sarah Knight on the no
No is a negotiation chip. If you say that you have fewer commitments and less hassle, you can do more, e.g. B. a raise or a promotion. It all depends on how you handle it. I will give you many variations that you can put on the table.
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Consent is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and anyone can use an additional lesson in how to give, withhold, and identify. Set boundaries (enforce and otherwise) and celebrate your right and privilege to do so. No is a tool for change.
No is an acceptable answer. It's time to use it.
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So who is Sarah Knight?
After quitting her job as a freelancer, Sarah moved from Brooklyn, New York to the Dominican Republic, where she currently lives with her husband, two wild rescue cats and, as she explains, a truckload of lizards. Her first book, The Life-Changing Magic, No F ** k, has now been published in more than twenty languages. Since then she has written several more – in one row she calls her No F ** ks Given Guides. They were all international bestsellers, including Get Your Shit Together, which has been on the New York Times bestseller list for 16 weeks. She also led a Tedx lecture that went viral on the subject. We recommend that you look at the statistics!
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Her latest book in the F ** k No series will hit the shelves straight away. New Line Cinema has just secured the rights to The Life Changing Magic Of Not Giving AF * ck and will treat it just as gorgeous as their latest self-help book blockbuster super hit What To Expect When You Expect.
You can talk to us about Sarah – live from the Dominican Republic. She will be speaking to women's health editor Danielle Weakley on Wednesday, June 24 at 5:30 p.m. You can book a place here.
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