Remember: The expectancy theory that which we expect to happen is most likely to happen. Be aware of your mental processes, the internal messages you give yourself.
If they start from a negative self-concept and negative expectations, your external behaviour will likely be non-assertive behaviour and you end up acting frustrated or angry.
On the other hand, if you start from a positive self-concept, and have positive expectations, your behaviour is more important apt to be to be assertive and you are more likely to feel confident.
Similarly, interpersonal relationships have a reciprocal quality about them. In a relationship with another person our expectations are likely to be self-fulfilling prophecy.
Turn it to your advantage by expecting the best from ourselves and others… … …Today!