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You know that feeling, when someone crosses your boundaries? But telling it like it is, expressing your feelings and opinions, can be very daunting. You can learn this, however. And it will offer you so many advantages.

In this learning journey, you're going to first discover and then set your own boundaries. You'll learn to be assertive and to say "no" in a respectful way. Let's get started!

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How to stand up for yourself without hurting someone's feelings

Being assertive does not come naturally to everyone. Many people struggle to place themselves first and set boundaries. They find it difficult to express their thoughts, feelings, and desires. The result? They shortchange themselves. Fortunately, you can learn how to assert yourself. You can build your self-confidence, become more empowered, and reduce your stress. In this assertiveness course, you will stand up for yourself. You'll make clear choices and negotiate in your own interest. And always with respect for the other person. Discover what New Heroes has in store for you and act decisively.

  • Theme: Personal effectiveness
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Spread out over 1-4 months
  • Boost your self-confidence and act more assertively

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Do you want to stand up for yourself, set clear boundaries, and not be afraid to speak to others about their behavior? Doing this can raise your profile, both personally and professionally, and highlight your skills. This doesn't mean you should instantly become a big mouth the moment you don't like something. No, being assertive means standing up for yourself without unnecessarily hurting another. Do you find that hard? Would you like to increase your confidence and be more assertive in your life? Then this online assertiveness training will help you to clearly say "no."

We want to help you with this challenge. It's possible that not all the examples or exercises apply to your situation. The intention is certainly not to embarrass others. You can also communicate your boundaries respectfully. So take from it what you can and what you feel comfortable with. But don't forget, if you want to learn to set your boundaries, you will need the courage to step outside your comfort zone.

A sneak preview

Check out the sneak preview below. Explore a few chapters and you'll see that our journeys are engaging and activating: online learning can definitely be fun and exciting!


You now have an impression of the learning journey. Would you like to continue learning? Do you want to give yourself a boost? Then let's get started.

Meet the master

Our online courses are written by our "masters." Each one of them is an expert in their field, and they all have many years of experience. Among them you'll find trainers, psychologists, coaches, authors, etc.

Cor Visser is the master of our assertiveness courses. He enjoys helping people take care of themselves, but not at other people's expense.

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