Posts Tagged ‘Assertiveness’

Out of The Box Thinking

December 31, 2014saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet Many hundreds of years ago in a small Italian town, a merchant had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to the moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the merchant’s beautiful daughter so he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the merchant’s debt if he could marry […]

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6 Ways to Let Go and Feel Less Stress

September 22, 2014saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet This morning, I received a long email from a reader named Evan who is struggling with letting go of a failed relationship. In his email he explains, in rather vivid detail, the signs and symptoms of a toxic relationship that has been heading south for many years. He admits that he needs to let […]

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The New Ten Commandments

October 1, 2013saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet 1. Prayer is not a “spare wheel” that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a “steering wheel” that directs the right path throughout. 2. A Car’s WINDSHIELD is so large & the Rear view Mirror is so small? Because our PAST is not as important as our FUTURE. So, Look Ahead […]

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The Bear That Wasn’t

May 8, 2012saloni sawnani 1 Comment »

Tweet Once upon a time, there was a bear that lived in a forest. Being a smart bear, he knew that when the leaves fell and the geese flew west it was time to go into a cave and hibernate. This he did. While he was hibernating, builders came and built a huge factory right […]

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Assertivenss Means…

February 6, 2012saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet “Being assertive does not mean attacking or ignoring others feelings. It means that you are willing to hold up for yourself fairly-without attacking others.” – Albert Ellis

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Forgive and Forget

November 23, 2011saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet “I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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Without batting an eye

February 22, 2011saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet A long time ago, in Tibet, an army was invading the country. People were leaving their villages long before the armies arrived because they had heard of their awful reputation for violence, killing etc. especially the General. The army arrived in a small village and just like in all the other little villages, it […]

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Assert Yourself – Shape Your World

February 5, 2011saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet Malcolm Gladwell says “If you work hard enough, if you assert yourself enough, if you use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world according to your desires.” Do you want to shape your world according to your desires? What does it really take to do that? The most important thing here is […]

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Emptying the Sea

December 24, 2010saloni sawnani No Comments »

Tweet Once two partridges, a husband and wife, were going on a trip. Before they left, the wife laid some eggs near the ocean. Then the husband said to the sea, “We are going on a sea voyage. You must take care of these eggs for us. if we don’t find the eggs when we […]

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Akbar and Birbal

September 26, 2010saloni sawnani 3 Comments »

Tweet One day Emperor Akbar asked Birbal what he would choose if he were given a choice between “justice” and a “gold coin”. “The gold coin” said Birbal without hesitation. Akbar was taken aback. “You would prefer a gold coin to justice?” he asked, incredulously. “Yes” said Birbal The other courtiers were amazed by Birbal’s […]

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