How to Stop Being a Pushover
If you feel like you're always being taken advantage of, and it seems like you're on the losing end of every situation, it's time to turn things around. Here's a few ways you can change your mindset and become the strong, assertive person you want to be.
Assertiveness Skills and Group Activities
Possessing assertiveness skills means having the ability to communicate with others in a way that is honest and direct, yet tactful and respectful. Being assertive means standing up for your rights, wants and wishes. For example, expressing how the tardiness of a coworker affects you without placing blame or being ...
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For years, my mother accused me of testing people and trying to see how far I could push them before they left me. She was right about that much, but she never saw the why. And neither did I. Because I was too afraid to admit that terrible truth and to give up the pleasant fiction I had created about my mother. But, like all realities, it was true whether I admitted it or not. And, eventually, even I could no longer pretend and my house of cards crumpled to the ground, leaving me alone…
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Journey to a Quiet Mind
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There is a very big difference between being bossy and assertive. Being assertive is a very big part of healthy communication and healthy communication is necessarily for building strong relationships and keeping stress at bay. Life is stressful enough with things we cannot control so it is wise to learn to manage well those that we can. Communication is one of them.
On setting boundaries%u2026 I tend to feel guilty about hurting people%u2019s feelings, but everyone deserves to feel love and respected, including oneself. There%u2019s a lot of good bits in here.