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Be More Assertive (And Feel Good About It)

Be More Assertive (And Feel Good About It) | Love Learning | Scoop.it

Being assertive -- standing up for yourself and speaking your mind in a clear yet respectful way -- can be remarkably hard on a good day.

 

We worry if we ask for what we need, we'll put someone out. Or that we'll come across as a you-know-what. So we just let what we want go unsaid.

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The Gentle Art of Saying No - Lifehack

The Gentle Art of Saying No - Lifehack | Love Learning | Scoop.it
It's a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments -- you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able to ge
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Do you avoid saying no because you're afreaid that you might hurt, anger, or disappoint the person you're saying "no" to?  The English love to apologise, and tip 4 is a great reminder that sometimes doing so weakens your case! 

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Adam Harwood's curator insight, October 30, 2013 8:51 AM

Interesting article ! worth a read folks

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Stress relief: When and how to say no - MayoClinic.com

Stress relief: When and how to say no - MayoClinic.com | Love Learning | Scoop.it
Stress relief — Discover the why, when and how of saying no to reduce stress.
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Something from the medical experts!

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Say No to People Making Demands on Your Time

Say No to People Making Demands on Your Time | Love Learning | Scoop.it
These simple tips on saying no give you easy ways to say no to requests on your time without having to be pushy, so you can say no to more stress and yes to the things you really want in life.
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Some great tips on how to say no.  I liked the suggestion of telling someone that you'll think about it and get back to them best; I'm going to try this.

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