This new article will show you everything you need to know about how to overcome fear of rejection.
Sadly enough, more than 40% of the adult population in the world faces the fear of being rejected. The top in rank areas that people fear being rejected are relationship and job related issues.
An example includes, if you are a guy and would love to ask a beautiful girl you have always admired out. This fear has made many people fail to exploit their potential to the fullest and realize their dreams.
Here are ways to help you get rid of the fear.
How To Overcome Fear Of Rejection:
1. Focus on the benefit
The best way of overcoming something is to go through it, experience it. From the experience you get, focus on benefits you gain from it.
Be it a new job, a hot date or a new friend, try to focus on one thing at a time and choose the thing to lay your focus on wisely.
2. Do not beat yourself up
What you have done approaching the situation distinguishes you from many who fear trying.
This is a reason enough to make you feel proud of yourself. Think of what you did as being awesome even if it never turned out as you expected.
3. Drive away negative thoughts
Diﬀerent people react diﬀerently to rejection. Most develop series of negative thought which vary in intensity from one to another.
You may end up acquiring these negative emotions that may end up completely distorting your way of thinking.
By interacting with many people will enable you in dealing with it as every me you get rejected you will have new friends to help you feel better.
4. Do not take it personally
A rejection especially from someone you know may negatively aﬀect your ego (1). Do not take it personally instead think of it this way: you are not attractive to everyone you know or you are just not his or her type.
Accept and move on. If it’s from a stranger, the rejection has nothing to do with your personality or you as an individual but rather your method of approach.
All in all, they know nothing about you.
5. View rejection as an opportunity
Consider rejection as a positive criticism and try to incorporate cause of your rejection in yourself development strategy.
Identify factors that you have control over in your life and make alterations where necessary. This may include: your intelligence, behavior or appearance.
6. Take care of yourself
Relying too much on what other people think and say of you can result to fear of being rejected.
Believe that you can oﬀer valuable things to your life; set yourself for success and provide to yourself what you consider necessary and more.
7. Learn from experience
A certain scholar said that experience is the best teacher. The more you get rejected you more you discover something new of yourself and learn how to deal with it.
It gives you an upper hand over someone who rarely tries anything for fear of ever being rejected.
8. Know your strengths and weakness
Nobody in this world is perfect. Knowing this helps you relieve yourself from pressure of comparing yourself with other (2) and face the reality that like everyone else, you have strengths and weaknesses.
9. There is no gain without risk
There are only two answers to a proposal, ‘YES’ or ‘NO’. You will gain if your proposal get accepted and stand to lose nothing in case it gets rejected.
10. Get yourself purposely rejected
This is one of the fastest ways of ge ng over the fear of being rejected. It is not recommendable if you have or suﬀer from social phobia, but perfect for those who have social anxiety.
Thank you for reading this article about how to overcome fear of rejection and I really hope that you take action my advice.
I wish you good luck and I hope its contents have been a good help to you.