Guidance for dealing
with this common and frustrating form of behavior.
Many people often say “yes” to something when they’d rather
say “no.” They offer cooperation through words but follow up with how they
really feel—in actions that contradict their words. That’s passive-aggression.
At its heart, passive-aggression is about being untrue to oneself, which makes
it impossible to have a clean relationship with others. Passive-aggression as a
communication method doesn’t make someone “bad.” It is simply a strategy
learned in childhood as a coping mechanism, a hard-to-break habit. Changing
passive-aggressive behavior requires knowledge, tools, and practice, as
This audiobook offers effective methods for transforming
passive-aggression into healthy assertiveness to communicate in constructive
ways through eight keys: Recognize Your Hidden Anger; Reconnect Your Emotions
to Your Thoughts; Listen to Your Body; Set Healthy Boundaries; Communicate
Assertively; Interact Using Mindfulness; Disable the Enabler; and Problem-Solve
for Better Outcomes. Hands-on exercises are featured, enabling listeners to
better understand themselves. Download and start listening now!