Your DGB for today is to practice some visualization to prepare you to be more assertive.
This will be the first of two Grabs on assertiveness for people who identify as women. If you are a person who identifies as a man, go buy this shirt instead.
Now, all you need to do is get a few images in your mind that make you feel powerful. Imagining yourself as a warrior or another fierce figure can help you project confidence and strength. Read more about the power of visualization here. Here are a few badass women DGB staff like to imagine ourselves as:
Even if Human Resources won’t let you carry a wooden stake (totally lame policy, by the way) into your next work meeting, simply imagining yourself as having just slayed ten vampires is going to make you feel strong as hell.
Unbreakable! We alive, dammit!