I am surprised how much I don’t communicate because of muddling the actual sound. What fear is behind this? Don’t I want all these willing helpers to actually help me? 5 months ago
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Consider joining Toastmasters:
-to become more well-versed and comfortable with speaking 12 months ago
-Uphold my personal beliefs but still consider others and be respectful of people
-Know why I think the way I do, but also know that I’m not always obligated to explain to others
-Know that I’m allowed to disagree 2 years ago
Just to think about how far I’ve gotten: in high school once, the stop-indicating rope on the bus wasn’t working, so I just had to stay on the bus a mile past my stop until someone else finally got on! I couldn’t bring myself to ask the bus driver to stop. As if I didn’t deserve it?
Now, look at me, asking to take vacation days left and right…. :) It is still uncomfortable. I am too dependent on the other person’s positive response to feel justified in asking. 3 years ago
it is not that i dont speak up for myself. i am crystal clear when i need to assert myself. it is only to my husband that i lack the courage to stand up and give my views. i really dont know how to work this one out! In the long run i have suffered and will ofcourse more, if i dont stand up. any tips to help me? 3 years ago
... to be “I’m Not Going to Take It Anymore Day.” I was actually ready to take on anyone who was going to put me down. Unfortunately/Fortunately, everyone was shockingly nice to me. Oh well. I can always celebrate next year. 3 years ago
I really need to do this.
Sometimes I fall into silence.
May the universe help me to speak my truth, cultivate integrity, and gather the courage to share. 4 years ago
I will try not to let people push me around and will get the courage to speak up for myself to others. 4 years ago