Stand your ground without guilt, fear, or awkward tension. Finally get what you deserve and stop letting it slide.
Who is making your life choices for you? Make sure you possess the everyday assertiveness to choose for yourself and resist the pressures from all angles of life. You’ve put yourself last your entire life. It’s time for that to change.
Stop enabling, people pleasing, and being so agreeable. The Art of Everyday Assertiveness is a guide for the chronically nice, overwhelmed, and accommodating. It is a deep psychological dive into what makes us lack assertiveness and how to systematically combat those compulsions. It’s a book that stands apart from others because of the plethora of real-life examples and solutions.
If your problem is assertiveness, you’ll find the step-by-step answer in this book. Included is a 28-day assertiveness action plan unlike any other. Gain respect, set boundaries, and ask for what you really want.
Patrick King is an internationally best-selling author and social skills coach. His writing draws on a variety of sources, including research, academic experience, coaching, and real-life experience. He’s also a recovering people pleaser who knows exactly how it feels to feel unable to speak his mind.
Stop putting others first and being taken advantage of.
How to balance assertiveness, accommodation, and agreeableness
How to practice self-acceptance, prioritization, and empathy
The instinct to over-apologize and how to fix it
The reasons that keep you compliant and willing
How to decisively say NO and reclaim your time and energy
How to ask for exactly what you want, when you want it
Saying NO with impact and grace
Understanding your subconscious thought patterns and beliefs