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Be open, direct and respectful: eg, ‘I’ve been struggling with ____. Would you be willing to ____?’.
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As you ask for help, pay attention to any feelings of fear, anxiety, or humiliation that occur. Make a list of your feelings, muster your bravery, and ask anyhow.
We frequently prefer to suffer in silence or try to do everything alone rather than ask for help since it is so uncomfortable.
Many people thought that asking for help even for a small task would reveal their weakness, but the thoughts are not always accurate. So keep in mind the following ...
Self-criticism, fears about how others will see you, and other ideas and thoughts might deter people from seeking treatment, although they aren't always reasonable or truthful.
Don't assume the worst when it comes to why someone has turned you down. Obtaining assistance frequently necessitates contacting a number of people.
Make your request as simple and specific as possible. If you're not sure what kind of assistance you require, see if you can discuss it together.
It can provide you with much-needed practical and emotional support while also protecting you from burnout.
There are advantages and disadvantages to asking for help, but the long-term rewards frequently surpass any short-term expenses. Bh
Give someone time to consider your request for assistance if at all possible, and avoid asking when they are agitated or upset.
Consider who has the skills, abilities, or information to effectively assist you – and who is likely to respond positively to the request.
"If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book."
It’s not always easy to ask for help but, fortunately, it is a skill that can be improved.
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Emotionally intelligent people know how to communicate their opinions and needs in a direct way while still respecting others.
All people deserve to be treated professionally and with dignity. Remembering that being direct is not in contradiction with professionalism is imperative. Be direct, brave and respectful.
It empowers you to draw necessary boundaries with people that will allow you to get your needs met in relationships without alienating others and without letting resentment and anger creep in.
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