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Saying no is actually saying yes

Okay, no, I am not being esoterically bizarre.

I promise.

If you are like me, saying no is not an easy thing to do. In fact, it is incredibly difficult. There is a lot of guilt/shame built into it. Anything from "If I say no, they won't like me" to the fact I love to help people and saying 'no' rattles me.

I've figured something out, though.

Saying no to others is, in fact, saying yes to me.

I'm on a path. A path of enlightenment, a path of consciously creating my reality, a path of my own truth.

If I say 'yes' to someone when it goes against the path I am on, it actually puts a block in my way and stops me from being the me I know I am. On the other hand, if I say no, I am saying yes to my path and reinforcing to myself that I am worth investing in.

Now, when I say no, I am not doing it viciously or with any kind of negative emotion. It is said clearly after thinking about me, what path I am on, and how doing what the other person is asking would…