How to Be Assertive – Communication Skills Training

How to Be Assertive – Communication Skills Training

Many of us want to be more assertive in our personal and professional lives. We want to create and hold firm boundaries to get our needs met and avoid being taken advantage of. But what happens when we struggle to assert ourselves? We’re left feeling like there’s no space for our voice and needs and this is a recipe for resentment and burn out.  

If this sounds like something you struggle with, know that it’s possible to become assertive. Here are some actionable tools you can use to be more assertive with friends, family, and at work.  

How to Stop Worrying and Ruminating

How to Stop Worrying and Ruminating

We’ve all had times where we can’t stop thinking about something. When you’re stuck in persistent, negative thought cycles, in can be hard to get out of them. We don’t have control over our thoughts, but the good news is that we do have control over how we respond to them. If you’re struggling with constant worry and rumination, here are some tips to help you break out of the cycle and find relief.

How To Overcome Loneliness When You Work From Home

How To Overcome Loneliness When You Work From Home

Working from home definitely has its perks! No commute, no freezing cold office, and no getting dressed if you don’t feel like it. But if you work from home, you know all too well how isolating it can be and how quickly you can become demotivated. Here are some tips to help you overcome loneliness and feelings of isolation, so you can stay motivated and engaged.

Want to Calm Down During a Panic Attack? Here Are 3 Simple Tools

Want to Calm Down During a Panic Attack? Here Are 3 Simple Tools

Panic attacks can feel sudden and terrifying. During an attack, our thinking brain shuts down, which is why it can be so hard to know what to do. If you’ve ever experienced one, you already know how awful they are. The good news is that there are ways to calm yourself down! Here are 3 simple tools to calm down during a panic attack.

As Featured In: MindBodyGreen - The Texting Habit That Might Be Helping Couples Communicate Better

As Featured In: MindBodyGreen - The Texting Habit That Might Be Helping Couples Communicate Better

In my latest feature on MindBodyGreen, I discuss how using emoji’s in your texts can improve communication with your partner and friends.