On Saying No

Slide2Saying No is allowed:

Saying no to requests,

Saying no to demands,

Saying no to emotional bullies,

Saying no to drama,

Saying no to blame,

Saying no to angry rants,

Saying no to you’re not enough and I need more and give me and you’re disappointing.

Saying no is allowed:

Saying no to other people’s goals for you,

Saying no to other people’s plans for you,

Saying no to other people’s wants for you,

Saying no to other people’s opinions of you,

Saying no to other people’s versions of you,

Saying no to but you should and it would be wiser to and if I were you.

Saying no is allowed:

Saying no to hating your body,

Saying no to using food as a crutch,

Saying no to making excuses,

Saying no to blaming your history,

Saying no to your role,

Saying no to your script,

Saying no to your old self,

Saying no to if I just nip and tuck myself here and there they will all still love me.

Slide1Saying no is allowed.

Saying no is a gift.

Saying no means figuring our what your heart wants.

Saying no means figuring out what yes is, where you should give it, and how glorious it feels to mean it.

Saying no means honest interactions and grown up friends.

Saying no means you get to actually be who you are, that unique incidence of genes and stardust and human connection.

Saying no is allowed.

I promise.

 

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