Assertiveness is an art we can all master. Here are my top 4 tips for being assertive. 1. Stick to facts and be specific. This is the simplest way to be assertive without slipping into attack mode.So instead of saying: “you never take me out for dinner”. Say: “we haven’t been out dinner for 6 … Continue reading
Today, and every Friday (until I run out of ideas), I’m going to be posting extracts/descriptions of the dark feminine, or dark goddess archetype. Think sassy, untamed, free & empowered. It is my hope that in reading about this archetype that you may find her embers still burning within you, and have the permission, and … Continue reading The Dark Goddess Series I: For the Women who refuse to play small.
Defensiveness is an attempt to prevent an attack, but in doing so, actually creates one. Defensiveness is when we’ve not bought our partners the bananas we promised we would (some people really are that passionate about bananas), and they gently ask us if we’ve got them, and we fear that they’re going to make noises … Continue reading
Some of us may decide we need to be bolder, which is about taking risks more. For others of us, it could also be just the opposite, we need to learn to be more reflective before we act. No one size fits all. Often we need both. It’s about using these capacities with balance and … Continue reading The Importance of Boldness