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Assertivness

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Assertivness

  1. 1. ASSERTIVENESS <ul><li>WHAT IS IT? </li></ul><ul><li>HOW CAN IT HELP ME? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT DO I NEED TO DO? </li></ul>
  2. 2. ASSERTIVENESS <ul><li>Assertiveness is the ability to communicate your needs, feelings, opinions, and beliefs in an open and honest manner without violating the rights of others </li></ul>
  3. 3. ASSERTIVENESS <ul><li>IS NOT THE SAME AS AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR. </li></ul><ul><li>AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR ENHANCES SELF AT THE EXPENSE OF OTHERS. </li></ul><ul><li>ASSERTIVENESS PRODUCES POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR ALL; AGGRESSIVE ACTS RESULT IN NEGATIVE OUTCOMES. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT WILL IT DO <ul><li>HELPS YOU BECOME SELF-CONFIDENT </li></ul><ul><li>INCREASES SELF-ESTEEM </li></ul><ul><li>GAIN RESPECT OF OTHERS </li></ul><ul><li>IMPROVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>IMPROVE DECISION-MAKING ABILITY </li></ul>
  5. 5. HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE <ul><li>BE HONEST AND DIRECT ABOUT YOUR FEELINGS, NEEDS, BELIEFS. </li></ul><ul><li>EXPRESS YOURSELF FIRMLY AND DIRECTLY TO SPECIFIC INDIVIDUALS. </li></ul><ul><li>BE REASONABLE IN YOUR REQUESTS </li></ul>
  6. 6. HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE <ul><li>STATE YOUR VIEWPOINT WITHOUT BEING HESITANT OR APOLOGETIC. </li></ul><ul><li>BE HONEST WHEN GIVING OR RECEIVING FEEDBACK. </li></ul><ul><li>LEARN TO SAY “NO” TO UNREASONABLE EXPECTATIONS. </li></ul><ul><li>PARAPHRASE WHAT OTHERS HAVE STATED TO YOU. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE <ul><li>REGOGNIZE AND RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF THOSE AROUND YOU. </li></ul><ul><li>USE APPROPRIATE TONE OF VOICE. </li></ul><ul><li>BE AWARE OF BODY POSTURE/LANGUAGE </li></ul><ul><li>MAINTAIN EYE CONTACT. </li></ul><ul><li>USE “I” STATEMENTS TO EXPRESS SELF </li></ul>
  8. 8. HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE <ul><li>DON’T LET OTHERS IMPOSE THEIR VALUES/IDEAS ON YOU </li></ul><ul><li>ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO BE CLEAR AND DIRECT </li></ul><ul><li>TAKE OWNERSHIP </li></ul>
  9. 9. AND MY RIGHTS ARE… <ul><li>The right to respect myself because of who I am. </li></ul><ul><li>How to lead my life…pursuing goals, dreams, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Have my own values, beliefs, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>To tell others how I wish to be treated. </li></ul><ul><li>To change my mind and make mistakes without being ridiculed. </li></ul>
  10. 10. AND MY RIGHTS ARE… <ul><li>TO HAVE POSITIVE, HEALTHY, SATISFYING RELATIONSHIPS IN WHICH I AM SAFE AND RESPECTED. </li></ul><ul><li>TO CHANGE AND DEVELOP MY LIFE HOW I DETERMINE. </li></ul><ul><li>TO BE HAPPY AND AT PEACE. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ASSERTIVENESS <ul><li>DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN. </li></ul><ul><li>DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU HAPPINESS OR FAIR TREATMENT. </li></ul><ul><li>WILL NOT SOLVE ALL YOUR PROBLEMS </li></ul><ul><li>DOES NOT GUARANTEEE YOU WILL GET WHAT YOU WANT. </li></ul>
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