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Want to socialize in quarantine?

How do we socialize in quarantine, when we’re supposed to practice social distancing? Many governments around the world are now implementing social distancing/quarantining, to curb the spread of the coronavirus. This is, of course, a good thing for those at risk. But it does affect our ability to do a lot of the work that…

How to say no when you need to.

Let’s talk about how to say no – and being comfortable doing it. But first: Big news!  After a vote in my Facebook group, it’s been decided that my next online course will be about assertiveness.  Being able to assert yourself is useful in many situations. Whether it’s speaking your mind more often, setting boundaries,…

How to ask for what you want.

How often do you ask for what you want, when you want it? In my article last week, I talked about speaking up in social situations – and got some amazing responses from you guys. One of the questions that came up, though, was “will the same strategy work to get better at asking for…

How to best say what you want to say.

Do you ever know what you want to say, but you’re not sure how to say it? I get questions about that almost every week, often in the form of the question “how should I say/write <insert thought here>?” Have you ever asked yourself, or someone else, that question? I’m willing to bet you have.…