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The Power of NO!
How setting limits sets you free. By Judith Sills, Ph.D.
The Power of No
It often takes courage to say. It is hard to receive. But setting limits sets us free.
How to Say No
Seven ways to say "no" and still keep the peace.
The Nice Way to Make Others Back Off
There's a limit to how much intimacy you can tolerate.
How to Stop People Pleasing
Learning to say "no" can help you reclaim your time—and your life.
When to Say “No” or “Not Now”
Setting skillful boundaries is an act of self-protection and self-compassion.
The Social Politics of Saying 'No'
Cooperative relationships and setting boundaries
Plug Energy Drains With These Magic Words
Introverts can conserve energy with this simple strategy.
The Art of Prioritizing Projects
6 Indicators to help creatives & business artists learn to discern
Selfishness: 10 Myths You May Be Relieved To Debunk
Useful for dealing with folks who define selfish as "not giving me what I want."
How To Say NO to a Favor
Although it may not come instinctively, saying no may be the right response.
Linguistic Make-Over: 'And' Versus 'But'
Can word choice block our messages?
Risk Something to Gain Something
Risk is involved in every decision.
Why Women Have a Hard Time Saying No
Women often play to get along, whereas men often pay to win.
Alzheimer’s: To Set Them Straight, Or Not?
Your father’s dead. Your mother talks about him as if he’s in the next room.
What motivates you?
It is important to match what you do to what your basic motivations are
TED Talk: In Praise of Idleness
Happy "NO"vember. 10 Things to Say "No" to This Month
Time to say no to these things that are dragging you down
New TED Talk: In Praise of Idleness
3 Tips and "No" to Be Free of the 10 Table Pounding Whys
Tips on how to overcome saying "Yes" when we really mean "No."
You Don’t Have To Ruin Your Holidays To Make An Abuser Happy
You don't have to go see your abusive family during the holidays
Boundaries: It's Time to Say No When You Need To
Is it time to start honoring your needs, instead of everyone else's?
7 Ways to Protect Your Energy & Enforce Healthy Boundaries
Strategies to avoid overwhelm and create boundaries that keep you sane.
De-Stress Your Way out of Distress
Plunge into work-life balance with guts and conviction!
Speak Up! 18 All-Purpose Assertive Phrases
Need a quick way to be assertive? Try these magic words.
The Assertiveness Habit
Assertiveness is essential for habit change—and for self-respect.
Take Back Your Life: How to Say NO More Often
You won't have the life you want until you learn to say no.
The Importance of Learning to Say “No”
What happens if a person never learns to say no?
13 Ways to Make Saying No Easier
Reasons we can't or don't say NO.
Ten Keys to Handling Unreasonable & Difficult People
10 Strategies for Handling Aggressive or Problem Personalities
Are You Too Nice? 7 Ways to Gain Appreciation & Respect
Are you too nice for your own good? Seven ways to gain appreciation and respect
Eight Ways Educators Can Collaborate with Parents
How do we form collaborative relationships with overbearing parents?
The Art of Disagreeing Agreeably
How to disagree and say no in a way that augments goodwill.
Be Happy -- Just Think Negative Thoughts!!
Are pessimists actually happier than optimists?
How to Spot a Manipulator
Dogs Don't Remember
7 Simple Ways You Can Become a Better Partner
What Porn Does to Intimacy
Wittiest Sex Quotes Ever