Being a woman AND a person

Being a woman AND a person

  I attended a wedding a couple of months ago, and at some point it was time for the toasts. This is when there would be a speech about the bride, groom and each of their parents. As I was listening to the speech about the mother of the groom, it struck me how often […]

The Benefits of Assertiveness

The Benefits of Assertiveness

What is assertiveness? There is often the misconception that assertiveness means being aggressive, demanding or steam rolling over people – this can’t be further from the truth. Assertiveness is a skill that allows you to clearly express your needs, opinions and feelings in a firm but gentle manner without infringing on the rights of others. It entails standing […]