Saying NO

I think taking some time to look back and reflect is never too late. It gives me lessons that I should learn from past mistakes and achievements.

I am too serious with everything. I think too much from little to giant stuffs. I think because I don’t want regret. I still regret because I am a human. But at least, I could reduce the level of regret to minimum.

One thing that has been living with me a quarter of a century is reflecting what I have just done. I sometimes say YES to the thing I shouldn’t do, the thing that conflicts my interest. After I accept the request, I reflect, “Is it right that I follow one’s request?” NO! I blame myself why I did so. Then, I try to find ways to say NO. I mean how I say NO in diplomatic way. I punish myself by forcing myself to remember the scenario of accepting the request. I have to remember that next time if it happens again I have to response with NO in gentle way.

I note that throughout these couple years I manage control myself  say NO to some situations.

Have you faced difficulty saying NO?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s