Anxiety Management: Assertion

Assertion is a learned behavior and positive communication skill. Assertive people can communicate openly and clearly. When you fail to practice assertion, negative communication skills, such as aggression and deference, take over. Aggression and deference are self-defeating styles of communication that work against you. Assertion helps you to choose your [...]

By |2019-02-22T09:25:02-05:00February 15th, 2019|Anxiety Management, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Teaching Assertion: Becoming Assertive

It’s easy to make goals. Actually achieving these goals is the hard part. To help your students achieve their goal of becoming more assertive, teach them the following five tips: Improving self-esteem Persistence Standing up for yourself Setting positive expectations Practicing self-talk Let’s take a closer look at what it [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:51:34-05:00February 4th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments