A week or so ago I wrote this post about how getting to achieve your goals means saying NO a lot of the time.
To things you don't want to do, to stop being a yes-person people-pleaser, but more importantly also to things you DO want to do!
So, you're gonna have to prioritise!
And if you SAY you want to reach that goal, then y'know, you do actually have to CHOOSE to spend the time on actions that will help you reach that goal (rather than socialising, watching TV, family gatherings, sleep, whatever it is).
But .... and this is where I think I might have misrepresented myself in the great urge to try to combat all that, 'but I'm soooo BUSY!', (poor little old me) negativity people say as an excuse (oh I do hear myself do it sometimes too of course).
Fine, don't go for your goals then, but don't WHINGE about it!
Anyway, digressing ... because what I WANT to say is actually that ...I think I misrepresented myself.
It's not a negative to say no.
It's not (usually!) hard to get less sleep, to be here writing and creating at my Macbook and talking with people rather than watching TV.
Because actually, it's not about - really - saying NO.
It's ALL about saying YES!
And that's what makes it easy (well, usually!).
Saying YES, a great big huge YES to my dreams and my goals.
THAT's what this choice is all about.
And yeah, often it's a hard choice, it's occasionally a lonely choice, but it's 100% MY CHOICE to say YES to making the choices I make that are the ones that will move me towards reaching my goals.
I want to share what I've learned and I want to impact MILLIONS!
I want to make the Tiniest Thai Diet the most successful, globally recognised, way of changing your mindset forever around food there has EVER been.
I want to share my message, and write and speak and connect with people.
So YES, I say NO a lot ... and yes I push myself.
Because I'm really, truly, actually saying YES to my dreams by doing so.
It is about saying NO ... to make space for the huge HELL YES to creating your life.
Reframe time - if you thought my previous post was berating you for not turning down things you want to do - well, I didn't mean it that way.
I meant, and mean, that to make that choice a YES rather than a NO means always keeping the goal in mind.