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how to say no

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How To Say No

how to say no

An Owning Pink reader asked me to write this post on how to say no. She wrote, "I searched high and low on the web to find how to say “no” in a finite manner. From Oprah to many self help gurus, most advise the not so friendly way - and when it comes to family - it’s a different story than saying no to a car salesperson. How can I make someone understand no is simply NO? Some kick-ass pointers, Lissa Rankin style, would be stellar."

Stacey Curnow's picture

The Guilty Woman's Guide to Claiming Her Worth

"We resist the great temptations, but it is the little ones that eventually pull us down.” – Edith Wharton

If you’re like me, it can be hard to find opportunities to merge your “ideal” schedule with the one that life tries to hand you without your input or permission.

As you go through your day, the challenge is to make sure that your own dreams and goals are just as high up on the list as your other priorities, like family, friends and work. And it really is a challenge. But finding the balance is so worth the effort.

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Why N-O Is Your Best Back-To-School Supply

Please welcome Pinkie Lisa Quinn, author of Life’s Too Short To Fold Fitted Sheets: Your Ultimate Guide To Domestic Liberation, here today with some fantastic advice on diving into the school season with your sanity intact.

You Wanna Piece of Me??

Just when you think life will start getting easier now that the kids are occupied for six hours a day, you start to experience the hectic mornings, the homework, the carpools, the bake sales, the PTA obligations, and the embarrassment of begging your co-workers to buy chocolate bars they do not want (no matter how much they like you or your kids).

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