Dealing with the “no’s”On May 14, 2019 by Carrie Catlin
Here’s a game to play. Go get a deck of cards a shuffle it really well. You only need one player. Yourself.
Hold the deck in one hand and one at a time turn the cards over face up to create somewhat of a discard pile.
Here’s the fun part. Every time you see a number card say “No.” Just say it out loud. “No.”
Every time you see a face card (king, queen, jack) say “Yes.” Go ahead…say it out loud. “Yes.”
This is one of my favorite illustrations to see how many of the “No’s” we have to get to until we get a “Yes.” Sometimes we get a whole pile of “No. No. No.” Before we ever get a “Yes.”
Sometimes it’s really hard to hear “No.” And sometimes they seem to come at us all at once. But keep asking, hang in there and before long you’ll be excited to hear all the “Yeses!”“