The Yes Woman: How to reclaim your power by finally saying NO

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Affirm Press, Aug 31, 2021 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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Through interviews, research and her own experiences, Grace Jennings-Edquist analyses 'Yes Woman' behaviour: a mix of perfectionism and people-pleasing holding women back and often burning them out. A practical guide to recognising your own Yes Woman tendencies, measuring their cost on your health, and resisting that need to please.
 

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Contents

is is what a Yes Woman looks like
how culture makes us Nice
your family your brain and other reasons you say
Being Nice has a price
Busy is best and other myths weve swallowed
Work out what you want what you really really want
Getting to
Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter
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About the author (2021)

Grace Jennings-Edquist is a journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where she writes articles on issues including gender equality and wellbeing for ABC Everyday. As a former senior editor at Mamamia Women's Network, Grace has written extensively about women's mental health for an audience of millennial Australian women. Grace's writing has appeared widely online, including in The Guardian, Crikey, The Australian, news.com.au, New Statesman and Ms. Magazine. She has appeared on radio and television, including on ABC's The Agony Of ... and is the recipient of a 2018 Michael Gordon Fellowship from the Melbourne Press Club.
A former lawyer with a love of travel, Grace has lived in London, The Hague, Sydney and New York, where she worked for the Financial Times group. She currently lives in Melbourne with her husband, young daughter and a vegetable garden she occasionally finds time to water. Follow her musings on Twitter: @gracie_je.

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