YOU & OTHER PEOPLE BEING ASSERTIVE (Test Yourself: Study the…
YOU & OTHER PEOPLE BEING ASSERTIVE
Definition:(Justin) Having or showing a confident and forceful personality.
You express your feelings openly and directly.
You behave calmly and politely.
You behave confidently.
How to be assertive ?
(Ng) learning to be assertive will increase your self- esteem as you can stand up for yourself and express how you feel.
(Heng)Tips to be confidence:
1.Decide what you want to say
2.Get your massage across
3.Keep it short,keep it simple
4.Acknowledge their feelings -but keep going back to the message
5.Don't get angry
(Jeylakshman) Definition: Ready or likely to attack or confront.
(Jeylakshman) Behaviour: You demand what you, want your feelings are loud and rude, behave angrily, threateningly, you tell others what your rights are, selfishly, arrogant and don't respect other feeling.
(Javier) Definition:accepting or allowing what happens or what others do.
(Javier) Behaviour: You don't have any confidence, You don't ask for what you want, you agree with whatever and you don't care about what people think about and say.
why people become passive?
(Ng) When faced with difficult, it is be easier to say nothing and do nothing. People might become passive because of fear of failure or that they are afraid to make a scene.
Study the list on page 49, and find the differences between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviour. Then study the 8 situations, write down what would be (a) Assertive behaviour (b) aggressive behaviour (c) passive behaviour.
(Julius)When you want something,you explain why.
(Vincent) a)stand up for your right
b)tell people what your rights are
c)don't stick up for your rights
(Ng) Whatever situation you are faced with you can either act assertive, aggressive or passive
(Morgan) a) You ask for what you want b)You demand what you want . c)You don't ask for what you want.
(Javier) 1.a, 2.a, 3.a, 4.a, 5.b, 6.b, 7.c, 8.b
1.a)Assertive behaviour. 2.a)Assertive behaviour