Do you say what you think, express how you feel, and ask for what you want? How you speak immediately conveys your self-esteem. Whether in parenting, in a relationship, or in business, assertive communication skills enhance your effectiveness, confidence, and personal and professional success. Conflict is a big source of stress. You'll learn new techniques for conflict resolution, standing up to abuse, and managing communication problems in business and in relationships. Being assertive and setting boundaries and limits actually build self-esteem and reduce stress, while benefiting your career, relationships, and sense of well-being.
How to Speak Your Mind is an assertiveness training handbook that explains what it means to be assertive and how to achieve it. It details all of the elements of assertive and nonverbal communication. The steps to become assertive are laid out, as well as common mistakes to avoid.
Once you learn assertiveness, you're ready to set boundaries with people. This ebook explains what it means to have limits and a bottom line and how to determine what are yours. The next section shows you how to verbalize your boundaries and the secret to making them effective.
In addition, or if you prefer audio, get the Webinar, How to Be Assertive, available on my website, whatiscodependency.com, here: bit.ly/29OA It includes more strategies, role play exercises, and tips for assertiveness in the workplace.