Self-Expression


Controlling and managing your emotions through self-discipline and self-control.

How you express yourself - your thoughts and your feelings - depends upon how you well you share your emotions, how assertive you are and how independent you are.

  • Manage your assertiveness to have the impact that you need in influencing others

  • Express your emotions and feelings more effectively to have the impact that you need

  • Develop the way that you regulate and control your emotions

  • Assess your independence so that you are less emotionally dependent on others

Identify how to work with your emotions to develop your assertiveness and to become more emotionally independent.

How you express yourself - your thoughts and your feelings - depends upon how you well you share your emotions, how assertive you are and how independent you are.

Self-Discipline and emotional control affect the way that you express your emotions.  Emotional expression is one of the ways that you use your emotional intelligence. The course covers the action part of how you share your inner world with others.

This course is a stand alone course for anyone interested in understanding themselves better and communicating with other people with more impact.  It forms part of a comprehensive course that explores emotional intelligence in more depth.  

Emotions are not about being soft and fluffy, they are vital in helping you to make hard, direct management decisions. Expressing your emotions well can mean engaging with and persuading others with more influence and impact.

In this course, we will explore the way that you express your emotions and how this drives your self-confidence, your assertiveness, and your emotional independence. You'll receive all the information that you need and will be coached using loads of practical hints that you can use straight away.

Self-Expression

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    About this Self-Expression Course

  • 2

    Assess your Self-Expression

  • 3

    Emotional Expression - Expressing Emotions With More Impact

  • 4

    Practical Activity: Emotional Expression

    • Learning from Emotions at Work

  • 5

    Emotional Expression Discussion Forum

    • Emotional Expression Discussion

  • 6

    Assertiveness - Using Your Assertiveness Appropriately

    • The Learning Outcomes of this Module on Assertiveness

    • Your Rights and Responsibilities Around Assertiveness

    • Some Barriers to Using Assertiveness

    • The 3 Choices of Behaviour Around Assertiveness

    • Defining Aggressive Behaviour

    • Defining Passive Behaviour

    • Defining Assertive Behaviour

    • Recognising Aggressive, Passive and Assertive Behaviour

    • Methods and Techniques to Improve Assertiveness

    • Ways to Say "No" Assertively

    • The 10 Rules of Assertiveness

    • The Review of this Module on Assertiveness

  • 7

    Practical Activity: Assertiveness

    • Practical Activity: The Rules of Assertiveness

  • 8

    Assertiveness Discussion Forum

    • Assertiveness Discussion

  • 9

    Independence - Building Self-Esteem Through Emotional Independence

    • The Learning Outcomes of this Module on Emotional Independence

    • What is Emotional Independence?

    • Self Esteem - How You Emotionally Evaluate Yourself

    • Good Levels of Independence

    • Receiving Feedback - How to Receive Critical Feedback

    • 10 Steps to Developing your Independence

    • The Review of this Module on Independence

  • 10

    Practical Activity: Independence

    • Practical Activity: Your Positive Attributes and Capabilities

  • 11

    Independence Discussion Forum

    • Independence Discussion

  • 12

    Self-Expression Quizzes

    • Test Your Knowledge Around Self-Expression

    • Case Studies: Test your Self-Expression

  • 13

    Lightbulb Moments

    • Lightbulb Moments Resource Cards - Understanding Emotion