‘NO’ is Word that many of us fear. Rejection hurts and often is misinterpreted as a negative sign. It is regarded as evidence of our unsatisfactory skills or self! Whether we experience rejection from our family, friends, or a company, it hits us hard . It strikes right i. The heart which is the control center to our feeling and emotions.
Rejection makes us wonder if something is a-miss with us. We start tearing ourselves apart with self-criticism and doubting our skills and ability.
However, rejection teaches us and redirects us towards better things, people and situations. It is essential to stop seeing rejection as a sign of inadequacy. Instead, you must open yourself up to positive thinking and view rejection as nothing more that a change for redirection.
Rejection Is In Fact Redirection
What if rejection is a path pointing you to the direction that is right for you?
Perceiving rejection differently will help ease your anxiety and will Prove less of a disappointment. Your response to ‘NO’ will be more neutral, resilient and braver if you flip the rejection script.
Rejection is no lost opportunity, but in fact a chance to use your skills, resources and energy on so I ore aligned and productive.
See It This Way
Rejection happens only to those who are out there, expressing their opinion, asking a question or putting their ideas forth. So, it won’t be wrong to say that rejection is a product of courage. You are living a brave life and not afraid to go out there and live your dream.
Interpreting Rejection Correctly
If you look at it, rejection let’s your imagination loose as it makes you think about the reason behind the rejection. “What did I do that made them reject the idea?” “How could I have done things differently?” “Would they have accepted it if I had done this in a particular way?” These are questions you might ask yourself when faced with rejection, which in turn is likely to prove fruitful.
Rejection also makes you think about options ahead of you, and these options will enable you to see things from a different perspective. It leaves enough space open to take on new challenges and missions.
Rejection makes us curious and make us want to question people’s opinion. Sharing options enables us to see things from another person’s viewpoint. We develop more skills every time we get rejected. The most successful people you see around have failed once or several times before finally succeeding.
What Does Rejection Indicate?
If you get rejected often, it means that you are probably the kind who is willing to take risk often. Taking on risks not only helps us develop our skills, it also enables us to deal with different and adverse situations. It strengthens our determination, integrity, perseverance and resilience. It teaches you to turn difficult situations into opportunities to improve yourself.
There are a few things you must keep in mind when faced with rejection, they are:
You Are Strong
MRI studies actually provide the emotional pain activates the same pathways in our brain that physical pain does. That is the reason we personalize pain caused by rejection and tend to amplify and prolong the feeling.
It is essential at this time to separate the pain caused by what happened to you from what you know who you are. You can do this by talking and advising yourself the way a friend would. If you were talking to a friend who faced rejection, you would not tell them that they were undeserving. If you are not too rough on your friend, why would you be so brutal to yourself?
Believe You Can Do It
You know yourself more than anyone else in the world. Why let someone tell you that you are not good enough. Rejection is only a person’s opinion and does not define you. You might want to get another opinion or a few more. Try again and this time, do it differently.
You might have lacked enough knowledge to do the job effectively. It is a good idea to do more research and come up with a better plan.
Belief sets the pathway to success as the belief system in you know how good you are. It know your strengths and weaknesses. It will accordingly enable you to take initiatives they lead you to victory.