My ability to control my emotions
(rather than holding them back and then blowing
My ability to influence
others decisions, demands, expectations
The satisfaction of initiating and
carrying out plans.
What do I GAIN by
being Nonassertive ? Everyone will answer this in
their own way; its certainly worth examining.
Some people like the dependent position of being
non-assertive. May be you think people wont like
you if you act assertively. It takes a
certain amount of self-respect to decide to behave
assertively. Do you like yourself enough to behave
Hierarchy Creating a hierarchy means that
you will make a list of situations that create anxiety in
you when you try to behave assertively. The lines are
numbered from one through nine. Number one will be a
situation that makes you a little tense. Number two will
be a situation that makes you a little more tense and
number 3, most tense, Follow this procedure for all
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