50 Coaches, including me, tell you how to activate your life with coaching!
"Step 1: Identify your YES pattern.
Take a pen and paper and write down with absolute honesty:
1. Three situations where you have said YES during the last month, but you really wished you could have said NO. Observe, for at least 3 minutes, how those YES’s made you feel.
Example: I was very tired and my friends knew it, but they insisted I drive them to that party. I stayed there until 3 am even though I didn’t want to.
2. If you could have said NO, what would you have said? Write the exact words for each situation. This will help you practice the hint of a NO in preparation for being more assertive.
Example: I would have said: “Hey, I am very tired. I’m going home and we will party another day.”
Step 2: Transform your language...………………. "