Assertiveness is essential for a strong self-esteem which means you are able to speak for yourself, you can express your views and opinions persuasively and moreover, you can say no in appropriate manners to save yourself from being over burdened. It is the quality of being self-assured and positive without getting hostile and aggressive.
In a case of having low self-esteem, it can be very tough for you to be assertive and you may think that nobody cares about your opinion or you don’t deserve to be heard. But luckily, you can learn to become assertive and the thing which you need is to change your opinions about yourself. It is essential to understand that along with yourself, everyone has his own opinions, beliefs, and feelings along with his rights to express himself. It is a skill to become assertive which requires practice and determination.
This perceptive unit offers a complete introduction to self-esteem and assertiveness; it also illustrates the origins of low self- esteem and introduces the different techniques for improving self-esteem.
The unit addresses the most fundamental building blocks for developing and increasing our self-esteem which is essential for a healthy and optimistic life. The content covers several key topics named as ask for what you want, know what do you want, ask clearly, ask with confidence, ask creatively and ask sincerely including a look at helping other.
On the completion of this unit, learners will be capable of understanding the power of thoughts, the esteemed confidence and various techniques of boosting confidence.