The compassionate no: four steps to saying no in a way that demonstrates care for the other person and for you.
Being on the receiving end of a no can really suck. How are you supposed to handle it? And how can you tell the person it sucked without starting a fight?
How do ahimsa, Nonviolent Communication and Yoga connect? Wendy Reese, of www.wholebeinginc.com/, and I talk about all that and more in this podcast.
Being on the receiving end of a no can really suck. In the past four blog posts, I’ve talked about John saying no to Simon, and how John can feel OK about it. John feels great now. But what about poor Simon, who wanted to work with John and who didn’t get to? How is he supposed to handle all this?
Saying no can really mean saying yes, because every action is an attempt–successful or not–to meet a universal human need.