The Power of Saying No

I’m turning 55 but going on two

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I’ve read some stories lately about people beginning a practice of saying yes to everything. They’re having a year of yeses. It’s a way to nudge themselves into new experiences or to try something outside their comfort zone.

But since I pretty much earned my Ph.D. in people-pleasing, I’ve never had a problem saying yes. Instead, I’ve had a…




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kasey sparks

making mistakes · gathering lessons · sparking curiosity · finding meaning & magical moments in the midst of my messy life

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