‘No’ Is a Complete Sentence!

Photo by Bruno Figueiredo on Unsplash

There was a time in my life that I felt guilty every time I wanted to say ‘no’ to someone. It didn’t matter if the request was trivial or important. I was afraid, if I refused, they wouldn’t like me anymore or if we were new to each other that they’d decide they didn’t like me after all.

As a result I was often doing things I didn’t want to do, or in the case of writing, working for way less than I felt I was…