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ASSERTIVENESS, REJECTION AND YOUR BRAIN

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ASSERTIVENESS, REJECTION AND YOUR BRAIN

First, a definition:  Assertiveness is a series of communication techniques to ensure an interaction is fair and respectful. Put another way: assertiveness is the expectation that your core needs and boundaries are important and worth respecting, but it also means you know that others aren’t mind readers, so you have to tell them what your boundaries and needs are. Example: Imagine you’re in a loooong grocery store line and the man waiting behind you has been standing weirdly, creepily close to you the whooole time you’ve been waiting.   Option A: ignore it and pray to the gods they open...

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CREATIVEMORNINGS: FREE LIFE SYMMETRY DOWNLOAD

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CREATIVEMORNINGS: FREE LIFE SYMMETRY DOWNLOAD

As February's CreativeMornings speaker, Paloma dove into the historical, anthropological, and neuroscientific origins of "work-life balance". As part of the talk, Paloma shared an exercise anyone can do to define their own life symmetry and, should it feel unbalanced, a way to calibrate it for health and happiness.   If you missed the event (don't feel bad, tickets sold out in 15 minutes!) no worries because you can watch the full video here, courtesy of Portland CreativeMornings.  Even better news: We're providing the worksheet for free as a digital download! To get the most of the video and free exercise: Print out the worksheet, or get a large sheet of blank paper so...

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