The answer is: no, you don’t ‘have to’ do that. You actually have a choice. Sometimes, knowing you have a choice makes all the difference while you are in a situation.
“Just because there are emails in your inbox, it doesn’t mean you are required to answer them. Sure, there may be consequences and you might not like them but you don’t have to answer those emails or go to that meeting. Until you can see how the words “have to” limit your freedom to act, you’ll never be free and you definitely won’t see alternative solutions to problems.” Stop Being a Victim of Your Work by Mike Figliuolo, thoughtLeaders, LLC.