Parlons des compétences relationnelles: L’affirmation 

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Assertiveness Assertiveness Milena Sapey

Alors que les « strong skills » sont les compétences principalement liées à l'éducation et à la formation, les « soft skills » ont tendance à se développer avec l'expérience.

Les compétences non techniques sont profondément liées à votre personnalité, à votre façon de communiquer et de vous lier aux autres.

Alors, pourquoi s’affirmer ?

Selon le dictionnaire Cambridge, une personne qui s'affirme, se comporte avec confiance et n'a pas peur de dire ce qu'elle veut ou croit. Mais l'affirmation de soi implique également respecter les opinions et les opinions d'autrui.

Une personne qui s'affirme prend ses distances par rapport à une position passive sans avoir de comportement agressif. L'affirmation de soi consiste à trouver l'équilibre nécessaire pour se défendre et défendre ses convictions, sans passer outre des sentiments et aux idées des autres. Il est donc important de s'affirmer davantage :

-Etre ouvert d'esprit
-Soyez un auditeur actif
-Ayez confiance en vous
-Apprenez à exprimer vos émotions
-Être capable d'admettre ses erreurs et de reconnaître celle des autres -Reconnaître les différences et apprendre à les respecter

La meilleure solution est donc de quitter votre zone de confort.

Le volontariat à l'étranger peut élargir vos perspectives, vous faire découvrir différentes cultures et ne vous laisse pas d'autre choix que de vous défendre.

Vous trouverez ici quelques réflexions d'anciens volontaires:

"L'expérience m'a beaucoup appris sur l'autonomie et l'indépendance. Elle m'a aussi appris à ne pas me plaindre des petites choses de ma vie, car il y a pire ailleurs ; par exemple en France, tous les enfants peuvent aller à la maternelle, à Buenos Aires, ce n'est pas le cas. J'ai beaucoup appris sur moi-même et sur la façon de vivre dans un pays différent, avec une culture différente. Cette expérience m'a changé en tant que personne". Noémie, Communication Volunteer

"Depuis que je suis ici, j'ai appris que je suis capable d'enseigner à ma façon, je peux être le professeur que je veux être. Je ne suis ici que depuis 4 semaines, mais la façon dont ils font les choses dans le cadre du projet est tellement différente donc je suis rassuré de savoir que je fais les choses de la bonne façon". Tania, Teaching English Volunteer

“ Je n'ai pas seulement amélioré mon impératif en espagnol ; mais aussi je suis devenu plus confiant en travaillant avec les enfants et j'ai développé un lien spécial avec beaucoup d'entre eux". Jack, Kindergarten Volunteer


Traduit par: Marina Cruzet & Evane Gnabouyou

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