113: Why Saying YES to What You Don’t Want Says NO to Your True Passions


Let’s talk about the power of saying yes and saying no.

By that I mean sometimes when we say “no”, we are actually saying “yes”. Now I know what you may be thinking- no means no, right? I get that! 

By saying no to something, you are often saying yes to something else. In this week’s episode of Leading Lady, I am diving into why saying no to what doesn’t light you up means saying yes to the things that matter. 

Oftentimes when I am working with clients, setting boundaries, both personal and professional, is something that they really want to work on. They want to achieve the highly sought-after work-life balance and find more time for their passions, and they know that setting boundaries is the key to making that happen.

Some people just struggle to say no to things that don’t feel right for them, but when you say yes to that thing, what are you actually saying no to? Are you saying no to the time and freedom to do the things that really light you up and fuel your fire? 

In order to be your best, most authentic self, you have to prioritize things that align with your mission, vision, and values. That means being careful about what you say yes to so that you can prioritize the things that are truly important to you and your business.

In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 

  • The importance of setting boundaries
  • Why saying yes to things you don’t want says no to things you do want
  • How to prioritize and organize what you want to say no to
  • Why saying no to things you don’t want prevents you from being your most authentic self
  • Why you need to stop feeling bad about saying no
  • How to break the cycle of people-pleasing

As people pleasers, it is often easier for us to say no to our own work-life balance, our own health, and general well-being than it is for us to say no to others. Just remember, by saying yes to those things that aren’t in alignment with yourself or your business, you’re really saying no to your passions and ideal clients. 

Sometimes just that small change in perspective can make all the difference. By focusing your intention on the things that you are truly passionate about, you will be able to live on your own terms and find true happiness and fulfillment in your life and business. 

Schedule a call to chat with me about how you can start saying YES to what takes you closer to your goals!

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