The Danger Of Mixed Messages!

The Danger of Mixed Messages! Have you ever said anything to somebody that was misinterpreted or misunderstood? For example has something like this ever happened to you? Joanna found her husband’s habit of interrupting her and finishing off her sentences increasingly annoying. Today she resolved she was going to talk to him about it. Joanna […]

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7 WAYS TO WIN COOPERATION AND INFLUENCE

Daily we negotiate our way through life, with family, friends and work colleagues. Our needs and wants are rarely identical to those we live and work with. Below we look at 7 ways, that don’t cost money, to gain cooperation and influence. If you ‘take on’ assertive behaviour for real, instead of as a set […]

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7 Tips On How To Have Better Communication With Your Partner

7 Tips on How to have better communication with your partner Do you feel that it’s important to have a relationship with your partner where you are heard and understood? But is the reality more like a ‘dialogue of the deaf’? If it’s the latter, let’s see how an assertive approach to communication can help […]

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How to find the right partner

How to find the right partner is a question people have been asking for a long time. How can being assertive help? When you’re assertive you give yourself permission to ask questions of others. You allow yourself the right to ask key questions to filter unsuitable candidates quickly and identify people on your wave length. […]

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How to be assertive when living with domestic violence

Today we consider how to be assertive when living with domestic violence.  One in four women will suffer domestic violence in their lives. Ever thought about why we allow it to continue? Well for a start you don’t get taught about it at school so it can come as a complete surprise, straight out of […]

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How to build healthy relationships with others

Today we focus on how to build healthy relationships with other people. We’re particularly thinking of partners, friends and family members. There are simple ways to assert yourself in these relationships that will make you happier and healthier. Assertiveness is about seeing the other person’s viewpoint and being prepared to listen. The more flexible you […]

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