Saying no, standing up for yourself without violating the rights of others, and holding your ground are difficult challenges for millions of people. Avoiding conflict by appeasing others and seeking approval inevitably compromises self-esteem. Dr. Coyle describes a practical and powerful bio-psycho-social solution to this problem.
Asserting oneself is a common challenge yet it hinders emotional growth and even safety for many of us. This module is embedded in both the Abuse and Trauma tracks (each sold separately) because it is inevitably a part of both of those conditions. It is presented here, outside of the context of those challenges.