Paulette Rees-Denis, my original Dance Momma, shared this thought in her Caravan Trails/Tribal Travels online newsletter today, and it really resonated with me. I wanted to pass it on. If you would like to subscribe to Paulette’s Newsletter by writing her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her blog (also in my blogroll) at http://www.tribalbellyanceblog.com
No more yes. It’s either HELL YEAH! or no.
Those of you who often over-commit or feel too scattered may appreciate a new philosophy I’m trying:
If I’m not saying “HELL YEAH!” about something, then say no.
Meaning: When deciding whether to commit to something, if I feel anything less than, “Wow! That would be amazing! Absolutely! Hell yeah!” – then my answer is no. When you say no to most things, you leave room in your life to really throw yourself completely into that rare thing that makes you say “HELL YEAH!” We’re all busy. We’ve all taken on too much. Saying yes to less is the way out.”