Courage and Self Esteem — everyone always wants more of them!

“What is the quickest way to build courage and self esteem?” was a question I got from Chris Burns during the interview I did (icymi Click HERE and scroll to the 3 hour mark).

This is such a good question and I had to think about it for a second…

A good friend came to me with a question…

Here’s a REAL LIFE STORY about setting and enforcing boundaries and sticking up for those you love from someone close to me (I got his permission to share!).

*Long story, but HUGE message you’ll want to hear*

A close adult male friend of mine shared with me yesterday that his…

And men with red flags too…

Confidence and assertiveness are crucial to your personal safety. You probably know what confidence is and may have an idea of what assertiveness is in your head, but you may not be sure how it relates to personal safety.

First, here is how I define assertiveness. Assertiveness is your ability…

YES!

I’ve noticed something interesting over the last few months… that society commonly thinks that “assertive” means “aggressive” which is simply not true and is not how I encourage woman to behave at all!

Assertive women are NOT aggressive. Assertive woman are not passive. We are in the middle.

We…

Here are some concrete examples!

Do you ever catch yourself being passive aggressive??

I do! Haha!

I wasn’t always an assertive woman and some old patterns, behaviors, and tendencies still shine through sometimes. Nowadays, I notice it, acknowledge it, and try to change it.

Passive aggressive behavior has been on my mind for some…

Time to get vulnerable…

“The hardest part about walking away from someone is the part where you realize that no matter how slowly you go, they will never run after you.”

There it is. That’s it. That’s my biggest heartbreak.

Can you relate at all?

In my early years of romantic relationships, I made…

I’ve been meaning to write a little more about guilt versus shame (unworthiness). There is such a huuuge difference!

And it’s really important to know what that difference is because both these emotions manifest so differently in our lives!

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you…

The Assertive Woman

| Entrepreneur | Engineer | Horse lover | Plant based | www.theassertivewoman.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store