Assertive Bill Of Rights (from When I Say No, I Feel Guilty by Manuel J. Smith):
I have the right to be the ultimate judge of my own behavior, thoughts, and emotions, and to take the responsibility for their initiation and consequences upon myself.
I have the right to offer no reasons or excuses to justify my behavior.
I have the right to judge whether I am responsible for finding solutions to other people’s problems.
I have the right to change my mind.
I have the right to make mistakes – and to be responsible for them.
I have the right to say, “I don’t know.”
I have the right to be independent of the goodwill of others before coping with them.
I have the right to make decisions without using logic.
I have the right to say, “I don’t understand.”
I have the right to say, “I don’t care.”
I saw an email about this… figured I’d post it here since some of you people reading this qualify and might be eligible…
Participants Needed for Alcohol Research: $12 per Hour
The Social Cognitive Neuroscience lab at MU is looking for participants for a research study on the effects of alcohol on cognition. If you are between the ages of 21 and 35, have no history of substance abuse problems or other major medical conditions and consider yourself to be a “social drinker” you may be eligible to participate. Participants must be available for an appointment that lasts approximately 4 to 9 hours. A telephone interview is required to determine eligibility for the study. Eligible individuals will be paid $12/hour for participating. If interested, please contact Alcohol Research at 882-4405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Announcement sponsored by MU Social Cognitive Neuroscience Research Lab