Recognising a passive aggressive person

Recognising a passive aggressive person

My previous blogs on assertiveness seem to have struck a chord with many people! In this one, I am going to talk about a negative behaviour that most of us have demonstrated at some time. Being passive aggressive! So what do we mean when we use this term. Let’s start...
Are you a people pleaser? 6 tips on saying No

Are you a people pleaser? 6 tips on saying No

Thinking that saying No makes you a bad person is common but flawed.  ‘No’ is one of the shortest words in our vocabulary, so why do so many of us find it so hard to say? Well, many of us are people pleasers, suffering from ‘the disease to please’. Nice, helpful...
Becoming happier by being more assertive

Becoming happier by being more assertive

When I was younger I struggled with being more assertive. It took me many years working at it before it became second nature. And guess what it made me happier and it could you too. Here’s how. I had a wonderful but very traditional childhood, dad was in the RAF...