Many misconceptions are circling being confident. Contrary to popular belief, being assertive does not necessarily imply being overconfident or even slightly aggressive. But these are wrong and are used in the wrong perspective. The ability to communicate oneself and make your needs and boundaries acknowledged in a self-assured, non-aggressive, and courteous manner is all that it takes to be assertive. Being able to assert yourself because you have set your mind on something, and you won’t listen to anyone that is trying to down you on the things you want. This is common in being fit because this is a life commitment that you should always do for the rest of your life.
Assertive people are more likely to defend their interests, less likely to fall prey to bullying, and less likely to experience stress, worry, or despair. This is why many of them can accept criticisms nicely and they …Read more →