Assertive Communication

Understand different styles of communication and things you can practice to feel more confident.

Understand different styles of communication and things you can practice to feel more confident.

Good communication is essential in all of our relationships - it helps us to understand others’ needs, make plans and feel loved.

In this course we’ll give you simple and practical steps to develop your communication skills and feel more confident.

This pathway was originally developed by a psychologist in Sweden for Daily Bits Of. We’ve remixed it for Soul Medicine with their permission.

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Note 1: How to use this pathway

Today, you’ll learn about what to expect from this pathway and how to use the advice in it. Don’t worry if you feel o...

Note 2: Different styles of communication

Hello and welcome to note 2 of 12. In the last note, we spoke about why learning about communication can be useful.

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Note 3: Exploring assertiveness

Hello, and welcome to note 3 of 12. In the previous note, we covered three styles of communication. Today we will loo...

Note 4: The stress barrier

Welcome to note 4 of 12. In the previous note, we covered the assertive style of communication. In this note, we will...

Note 5: Building resistance to stress

Hello and welcome to Note 5 of 12. In the last note, we looked at the stress response. In this note, you are going to...

Note 6: Gender stereotypes

Welcome to note 6 of 12. In the last note we looked at building resistance to stress. In this note, you are going to ...

Note 7: The belief barrier

Welcome to note 7 of 12. In the last note we looked at how gender affects communication. In this note, you will learn...

Note 8: Being present

Welcome to note 8 of 12. In the last note we looked at how our beliefs can act as a barrier to communicate effectivel...

Note 9: Receiving positive feedback

Welcome to note 9 of 12. In the last note we looked at Being Present and the different ways you can reveal your prefe...

Note 10: Why it’s hard to say “no”

Hello and welcome to note 10 of 12. In the last note, you learned about how to receive positive feedback, specificall...

Note 11: Strategies for saying no

Hello and welcome to note 11 of 12. In the last note we looked at why it can be hard to say no. In this note, you’re ...

Note 12: Summary of the pathway

Hello and welcome to the last note of this course! Good job on going through all the notes in this course. In the las...