Nov 20, 2019
As you’ll hear in my voice, I’ve
been under the weather lately. This quick tips episode is partially
inspired by my recent experiences while sick, when I’ve had plenty
of opportunities to say “I can’t.” As you’ll learn today,
expressing your “I can’t” is the best choice not only for you, but
also everyone who you want to have a close, intimate relationship
with. If you’re confused or intrigued by the idea, or struggle with
saying “no” or “I can’t,” don’t miss this episode!
Biggest Takeaways From Episode #73:
- Saying “I can’t” is a form of saying “no,” but
it’s often the preferable version because the person on the
receiving end may be able to take it in more easily than a
you’re not feeling well or are injured, you will almost always find
your “I can’t” because you literally can't do what you committed to
(or what someone wants or expects you to do).
rest of the time, it’s not as easy to identify the “I can’t” or
“no,” and it’s even harder to express it.
are three situations in which it's imperative to find your “I
saying “yes” will cause you to feel distressed or
saying yes would eventually cause disconnection between you and the
person who made a request of you.
Highlights from Episode #73:
- Vicki has been suffering from
the flu, so this is a quick tips episode. Tune in to learn about
finding your “I can’t.” [00:39]
- When you’re sick, it’s easier
to find your “I can’t,” Vicki explains. She then digs into the
option of using “I can’t” instead of “no.” [01:35]
- We learn about the first of the
three primary reasons why it’s important to find your “I can’t.”
- Vicki digs into the second
reason, explaining the value of saying “I can’t” rather than
choosing something that causes you resentment. [06:58]
- The third reason involves
staying connected with the person who made the request.
- Vicki recaps the main points
that she has covered in this episode. [10:35]
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