Interpersonal Effectiveness Handout 1
Situations for Interpersonal Effectiveness
Attending to Relationships
Don’t let hurts and problems build up.
Balancing Priorities vs. Demands
If overwhelmed, reduce or put off low-priority demands
Balancing the Wants-to-Shoulds
Look at what you do because you enjoy doing it and “want” to do it; and how much you do because it has to be done and you “should” do it. Try to keep the number of each in balance, even if you have to:
Building Mastery and Self-Respect
Interact in a way that makes you fell competent and effective, not helpless and overly dependent.