How to say No without saying No

Julie Kenny
2 min readJul 29, 2021

Create a safe zone for refusal

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash

As a naturally friendly and helpful person saying No is very difficult for me. One trick that I have learnt, though, is not to yes without getting more information first. This way, I can demonstrate that I am willing to help if I can. It also helps me manage my impulsiveness by putting a few barriers between my mouth and my brain.