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7.Use assertive communication skills.

7.Use assertive communication skills.

Be open, direct and respectful: eg, ‘I’ve been struggling with ____. Would you be willing to ____?’.


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8.Be as clear as possible about what you need.

8.Be as clear as possible about what you need.

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.


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3.Make a decision to ask for help.

3.Make a decision to ask for help.

There are advantages and disadvantages to asking for help, but the long-term rewards frequently surpass any short-term expenses. Bh


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9.If the request is denied, consider other options.

9.If the request is denied, consider other options.

Don't assume the worst when it comes to why someone has turned you down. Obtaining assistance frequently necessitates contacting a number of people.


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1.Asking for help can be uncomfortable, but it’s a Vital skill

1.Asking for help can be uncomfortable, but it’s a Vital skill

It can provide you with much-needed practical and emotional support while also protecting you from burnout.


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4.Choose whom to ask.

4.Choose whom to ask.

Consider who has the skills, abilities, or information to effectively assist you – and who is likely to respond positively to the request.


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5.Consider the best time to ask.

5.Consider the best time to ask.

Give someone time to consider your request for assistance if at all possible, and avoid asking when they are agitated or upset.


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2.Check your assumptions about asking for help.

2.Check your assumptions about asking for help.

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.


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How to ask for help..

How to ask for help..

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 ...


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6.Ask in the face of discomfort.

6.Ask in the face of discomfort.

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.


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It’s not always easy to ask for help but, fortunately, it is a skill that can be improved.

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