Essay On Being Assertive

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Be Assertive Without being Aggressive SECTION-I Statement of the Problem A. Background Remember Islam is a way of life that leads to peace that is taught by our Prophet Mohammad. We cannot judge other people for their way of life. We do not need to be tough against anyone. However, we can be firm with our own boundaries and be reasonable in our efforts to protect ourselves. Being assertive is a core communication skill. Being assertive means that you express yourself effectively and stand up for your point of view, while also respecting the rights and beliefs of others. Being assertive can also help boost your self-esteem and earn others' respect. This can help with stress management, especially if you tend to take on too many responsibilities…show more content…
They are able to reach their goals without hurting or insulting others. They love for others what they love for themselves and do their best to turn a win-lose situation into a win-win situation. Assertiveness is not a single attribute, but a collection of complementary traits that constitute a healthy personality. Some of these traits are psychological, while others are social skills, while still others are proficiencies that a person develops. When you choose to be assertive you adopt a realistic self-image. You do not see yourself as superior to others (aggressive) but you also do not see others as being superior to you (passive). “There is nobody better than you but you are no better than anyone.” The more assertive you become, the clearer you become about who you really are. You gain a better awareness of your identity, your values, your beliefs, your likes and your dislikes. You are comfortable expressing your views and where others disagree, you are happy to agree to disagree. You do not feel any sense of loss when you agree to disagree, nor do you feel that you have upset anybody. E. Scope The scope of the study would be limited to the personality development of any individual based upon assertive behavior, to become
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