Why Saying No is an Essential Investment in Your Wellbeing (+ How to do it!)

Martine Ellis
4 min readFeb 5, 2022

Saying ‘no’ is difficult.

If you say ‘no’, you risk upsetting people and you risk conflict. You risk getting a reputation for being negative and unhelpful. And don’t get me started on FOMO (fear of missing out).

But learning to say ‘no’ might be the most important investment you make in your wellbeing, ever.

Martine Ellis

Wellbeing-driven productivity systems and strategies for people who are neurodivergent (or think they might be). Weekly email digest → notesbymartine.com