Your Charmed Life

Your Charmed Life

30 days to a charmed life Day 14: Say yes

pinkbelt.jpgFor the next two weeks, say yes to life every day. Don’t argue. Don’t deflect. Say yes and see what you get. 

Today my neighbor and fellow Beliefnet blogger, Janice Taylor (“Our Lady of Weight Loss”) asked if she could come over to learn how to use (and wash) a juicer. She brought her fancy camera and Monica, my assistant who is also an actress and a holistic health coach, made a little video which will be on Janice’s blog one day soon. It was a little home movie, but it turned out great. And it was so much fun. Seeing it play, I realize how lucky I am to have such an easy-to-clean juicer! (I’m linking to a source for my juicer, the Brevlle, but I don’t work for them: this is just fyi.)
Anyway, say yes. Would you care for tea? Yes. Wanna go to a movie? Uh-huh. Can you talk now? Sure, for a bit, and more later. Every time you can, say yes. Don’t do things that you consider unhealthy or immoral, of course, and if you really can’t talk right now, you really can’t. But by and large, say yes to every opportunity. See how many wonderful ones crop up.
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Anny Benetou

posted October 24, 2009 at 5:53 am

Hello Victoria
I will try this experiment with my 3.5 year old daughter with whom I am in tension because we both say no all the time. I will tell you the results. Thanks again for all the inspiration!

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Victoria Moran

posted October 24, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Anny — I’m eager to hear how this works with a 3-year-old. There’s actually a movie out about this, “Where the Boys Are,” I think it’s called. I haven’t seen it, but from the trailer I get this impression. Anyway, let us all know how it goes.

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posted October 26, 2009 at 3:56 pm

Yes! It is so simple, but why do we tend to say no so often? Too busy, too whatever. Just say Yes!
Thank you, Victoria!

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posted November 19, 2009 at 11:44 am

Thanks so much for this reminder to day. My problem is i don’t usually have a good excuse for not saying yes to opportunities sometimes i just procrastinate saying yes and miss the opportunities that are available to me. Im going to give this a try wish me luck

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