Chris Croft
Tips of the Month Archive

Assertiveness Tip 16


You dont have to justify how you feel

You are responsible

I notice, I interpret

Faulty thinking

Persist like when training a puppy!

Your daily refresher

How to change yourself the first way

How to change yourself the second way

Being yourself

Its never too late to go back

Banish guilt from your life

Aggression it might be you!

You reap what you sow

Psychological games players

There are always two ways to see things - examples

Start small and build up

Here's a good assertiveness principle:

Start small and build up.

For example: Would you like to be better at saying no?

then start with saying no to small things, like no to the milkman for milk today, then no (not until tomorrow) to a request for some information, then no to an invitation for a party that you don't feel like going to, gradually building up to the big ones - like no to the in-laws for Christmas; or whatever your own personal Big One might be

(thanks to Val for reminding me of this one)

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