Asserting Yourself to Communicate Effectively
If you struggle with asserting yourself and communicating effectively, you’re not alone — it’s a problem faced by many. In this excerpt from her audiobook, psychologist Dr. Julie De Azevedo Hanks encourages you to examine the way you assert yourself at work and at home, sharing strategies for getting your message across clearly and confidently.
Today we’re listening to an excerpt from The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships, written by Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks. Although it can be all too easy to stay quiet and not express yourself, dangerous repercussions in the form or regret or worry may rise to the surface. These consequences can be avoided by learning to understand and express your emotions. This audiobook will help you begin your journey to becoming a strong and assertive communicator.
What’s in this episode?
In this episode, Dr. de Azevedo Hanks shares her tips on asserting yourself to improve communication using boundaries, nonverbal cues, and having the confidence to say “no.”