Dealing with Confrontation (When You Hate Confrontation) EP#304

Jun 16, 2019

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Someone catches you completely off guard and lays into you about something you did/didn’t do and everything in you wants to tell them where they can shove it. But instead, you brush it off, telling yourself it’s just not worth it. But is it over? The confrontation – Yes. The emotion? Hardly. You ruminate on everything you wish you would have said. You make up stories about the other person and what an asshat they are. You replay and replay and replay. You lose sleep. You toss it around with your bestie. You avoid the person. Been there?

Or how about this one: You know you need to speak up to someone. Maybe it’s Mom. Maybe it’s your boss. Maybe it’s your spouse. Something you know need to share, but god-damn it if you don’t get all clammed up, nervous, and fumbly every time to try to speak up. Your voice shakes, your heart races, you may even cry, and nothing comes out as planned? Hit home?

If either of those situations sound familiar, you are certainly not alone. Whether we need to confront someone or someone is confronting us, these sorts of interactions can be absolute nightmares to navigate. In this week’s show I’m sounding off on specific steps, tactics, and phrases you can use if either of these slippery (and fucking uncomfortable) situations smack you in the face. Get ready to embrace some killer confidence and get aaaaaall the words out… with power.

This pod explores:

  • The absolute BEST thing to say when someone catches you off guard (and no, it’s not Fuck you very much)
  • How to deal with uncomfortable emotions (and anxiety) that arise when you are confronting someone or when you are being confronted
  • My favorite tips for preparing for a tough conversation without losing sleep, stressing yourself, or eating all of the things
  • The #1 thing you MUST plan for after a tough conversation




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I'm a sassy-ass life coach and hypnotherapist who specializes in all things self-worth and confidence. I help aspiring badasses (hint: that's YOU!) speak up for themselves without being assholes. As in... telling your mom to stop butting into your relationship. You feel me, no?

It's time to let go of all that people-pleasing and cultivate some serious "enoughness". You're home, love. You're home.


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