December 15, 2014

Nope. Can't. Maybe next time: The art of graciously saying 'no'


Can't face baking one more thing or buying one more gift? If you find your stress level skyrocketing as the holidays approach, it's okay to say "no" when you feel you can't handle anymore. 

Really, it is!

Yes, it's great to give during this wonderful holiday season. But there's a fine line between the "joy of giving" and "the stress of feeling obligated." The latter robs you of peace of mind -- feeling stressed and edgy is not what the true meaning of the season is all about. 

In my latest article for Family Share I tell how to make saying "no" easy -- and how to ditch the guilt of declining requests from others.