125 S39 Positive Emotion – Standing Up For Self

Standing Up For Self

Definition

Assertively putting your point forward.


Practical Tips

  1. Learning to stand up for yourself is a way of ensuring other people respect you and don’t try to push you around or manipulate you.
  2. When necessary adopt an assertive attitude, communicating your point of view.
  3. Build up your self confidence so you have the trust in yourself to delivered the right message.
  4. Watch your body language, stand up straight, look others in the eye.
  5. Set boundaries so others don’t take advantage and don’t accept anything that you don’t agree with or undermines you.
  6. Set an intention when you need to stand up for yourself, know the outcome you want.
  7. Certainty brings personal power.
  8. Don’t give up….Stand up for yourself….you are worth it!

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to Stand Up for Myself when I need to by drawing on my inner strength.

Rules

(How to make it very EASY to feel the positive emotion)

Anytime I focus on being True to Myself, I find the strength to Stand Up for Myself.

Example Challenges

My neighbours cows are poking their heads through my fence and it’s stressing me out! (DC099)

DC150 Someone has tweeted a nasty tweet about me!!!

Quotes

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
– J. K. Rowling

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