‘assertiveness’

5 Reasons Why Accepting Compliments is Good for Women’s Health and Self-Esteem

By Erin Risius on 05/22/2014

Why Women May Have Difficulty Accepting Compliments Have you ever given someone a compliment and then have it rejected by that person?  Or have you yourself received a compliment but then downplayed the acknowledgement?  I’ve certainly been guilty of downplaying a compliment and have also been on the flip side and had compliments that I have given out dismissed – […] Read more »

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Low Self Esteem Getting You Down?

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/21/2011

Low Self Esteem Getting You Down? Think about Yourself in a Positive Way! Afraid that you'll sound like you're tooting your own horn? Not to worry. It gets easier once you put the spotlight on positive behaviors and let yourself feel good about them. The braggart is competitive – comparing herself to others. She might show a lack of awareness […] Read more »

Say ‘Yes’ to Saying ‘No:’ Another #gmKISS Assertiveness Strategy

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/14/2011

The word ‘no’ is a great time saver. Well, often you needn’t actually use the word, just words to that effect. Obstacles to deciding to say no might be the fear of rejection or a fear of hurting the other person’s feelings. You can use assertiveness skills with yourself as well. This might be a strategy to be in control […] Read more »

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