The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships

The Assertiveness Guide for Women: How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries, and Transform Your Relationships

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626253377
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 125,145
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Julie de Azevedo Hanks, PhD, LCSW, is passionate about helping women find their voice in their own lives, relationships, and in the world. She is a psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker, author of The Burnout Cure, blogger, local and national media contributor, online influencer, consultant, award-winning performing songwriter, and founder and director of Wasatch Family Therapy. A native Californian, Hanks currently lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband and their four children. For more information, visit www.drjuliehanks.com.

Foreword writer Riane Eisler, JD, is a systems scientist, cultural historian, author of The Chalice and the Blade and The Real Wealth of Nations, and coauthor of Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships. She has been a leader in the movement for peace, sustainability, and economic equity, and her pioneering work in human rights has expanded the focus of international organizations to include the rights of women and children. For more information, visit www.rianeeisler.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction 1

1 What Does It Mean to Be Assertive? 9

2 Attachment, Emotions, and Assertiveness 29

3 Barriers to Assertive Communication 57

4 Self-Reflection: Exploring Your Relationship Patterns 73

5 Self-Awareness: Identifying Emotions 93

6 Self-Soothing: Mindfulness and Emotional Management 107

7 Self-Expression: Doormat, Sword, and Lantern 131

8 Self-Expression: Setting Strong Boundaries 147

9 Self-Expansion: Holding the Lantern 185

Acknowledgments 195

Recommended Reading 199

References 201

Interviews


Hanks resides in Cottonwood Heights, UT.

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