The main effect of not being assertive is that it can lead to low self esteem. If we never express ourselves openly and conceal our thoughts and feelings, this can make us feel tense, stressed, anxious or resentful. We will feel like the people closest to us don’t really know us.
Less assertive people are likely to suffer from social phobia, anxiety and also have higher incidence of depression and substance abuse.
The main effect of being a procrastinator is that it can lead to low self esteem. If we cannot complete the tasks we start, if we cannot accomplish our goals it can make us feel tense, stressed, anxious or resentful. The obvious effect of procrastination is in missed opportunities and lack of progress in work, BUT it can also lead to unhealthy and uncomfortable relationships. People close to us feel we do not care enough for them.
Procrastinators are likely to suffer from social phobia, anxiety and also have higher incidence of depression and substance abuse.
Being a perfectionist can lead to emotional problems like anxiety. If we cannot complete the tasks we start, if we cannot accomplish our goals it can make us feel tense, stressed, worried or resentful. The obvious effect of perfectionism is in missed opportunities and social isolation, BUT it can also lead to unhealthy and uncomfortable relationships. People close to us think we are self-centered and rude.
Perfectionists are likely to suffer from insomnia, chronic tiredness and stress and also have higher incidence of depression.
Course Instructor: Dr. Tarique Sani
Dr. Tarique Sani helps senior IT executives overcome anxiety, overwhelm and procrastination, unleashing their potential using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He is certified from Beck Institute, Philadelphia and Albert Ellis Institute, New York, USA. Dr. Sani has been practicing CBT since 2014 and has clients spread across 17 countries.
He is formally educated as a medical doctor, practiced as a Pediatrician and Forensic expert for 10 years before starting his software company SANIsoft. He successfully nurtured SANIsoft as the CTO for 20+ years. Currently, apart from doing one to one coaching, he is also the senior faculty for CBT at Achology - The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology.
When not practicing CBT, he can be found running and doing long distance cycling with his friends in the city of Nagpur in central India. He is passionate about sustainable living, teaching people to grow their own food in their gardens.
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