Assertiveness is very much a question of a right relationship with the self.
Finding the confidence to be authentic is a constant negotiation between your inner self and the outside world, with you as empathic mediator.
What steps can we take to push back, when those with power or influence over us are making our lives difficult?
Assertiveness is normally described as a social skill. But, more generally, it is an ability to impact our environment. We can make a start more simply than we think.
Maybe you’re a person who finds it difficult to assert themselves on a situation. Maybe you tend to wait a long time, and listen to