How To Overcome Rejection? – Part 2

What’s your personal experience with being rejected?  How do you respond to being rejected? 

What are the feelings you experience when rejected?  Do these feelings affect you in your day to day life;  does rejection affect  your self esteem?

Let me guess, if you are honest with yourself  the answer to all of the above questions is YES!  It takes a very special mindset to deal with these feelings of rejection in a positive and detached manner.  But, the good news is, the more we acknowledge these feelings and let them pass with understanding – the more we become detached from them. Continue reading

How To Overcome Rejection? – Part 1

 

“I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat” –  Sylvester Stallone 

Recently I read an interesting article about rejection that made me stop and think for a moment.

Why is rejection so painful?  In his article Mr Harvey says, “It is a little know fact that when a person is rejected the part of the brain that lights up is the exact same region that is responsible for registering physical pain.  So if you are one of the people that think rejection is painful then I can assure you, you are not alone!” Continue reading