Assertiveness ‘Our Rights’

Assertiveness ‘Our rights’ underly the  philosophy of assertiveness training is based on the premise that we are all equal and that we all possess the same basic rights. Many people seem to have forgotten, or have never been told, that these rights exist....

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Saying ‘No’

                                                         Saying ‘No’                                   Some people find it exceedingly difficult to say ‘No’. Others ca only say ‘No’ indirectly, softening the blow with excuses and...

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Nonverbal Behaviour

Nonverbal Behaviour Passive, Assertive and Aggressive people can also show different nonverbal reactions within their behaviours as well as the way in which they act, react and talk to others.   Passive Assertive Aggressive Body Movement  Hand wringing Hunching...

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What Assertive Behaviour looks like

Assertive Behaviour Definition of Assertive Behaviour: This involves standing up for your personal rights and expressing your thoughts, feelings and beliefs directly, honestly and openly in ways that are respectful of the rights of others. An assertive person acts...

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What Aggressive Behaviour looks like

Aggressive Behaviour   Definition of Aggressive Behaviour : Involves standing up for your personal rights and expressing your thoughts and feelings and beliefs in a way in which is usually inappropriate and always violates the rights of the other person. People...

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What Passive Behaviour looks like

Passive Behaviour   Passive Behaviour Definition: This involves violating your own right by failing to express honest feelings, thought and beliefs, and consequently permitting others to violate your rights. Passive or Non-assertive behaviour can also mean...

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Party Season Diet – Drunkorexia

                        Party Season  – ‘Drunkorexia’ Drunkorexia is a colloquialism for self-imposed starvation or binge eating/purging combined with alcohol abuse. The term is generally used to denote the utilisation of extreme weight control...

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Young People and Self-Harm

Young People and Self-Harm   What do we mean by Self-harm Self-harm is defined in the National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines (2004) as “an expression of personal distress, usually made in private, by an individual who hurts him or herself”....

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9 Truths about Eating Disorders

Nine Truths about Eating Disorders Are you confused about Eating Disorders and whom can suffer from them? Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating include varying complexities such as psychological issues, nutritional imbalances and medical complications .  There are...

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