Some people have a difficult time in dealing with rejection. The key is to know how know how to get past the rejection. Here are some suggestions on how to manage the fear of rejection.
Eventually in life, you will experience some rejection. When you go for the job interview or ask somebody on a date, you will get turned down eventually. There is no way to avoid getting turned down and you will have to get used to not getting everything you want.
When dealing with any kind of rejection, make it a practice of learning from it. Try learning from your mistakes so that when you try again you will not make the same mistakes. You will also increase your chances of making it the next time around.
Keep on trying and do not give up. Sometimes it will take a lot of persistence to get something you want. A lot of times you will not make it the first or second time around. Persistence and having some patience are important if you want to accomplish anything.
A technique that is very helpful is to have a small notebook of positive statements that makes you feel good. Whenever you come across an affirmation that makes you feel good, write it down in a small notebook that you can carry around with you in your pocket. Whenever you feel depressed or frustrated, open up your small notebook and read those statements. This will help to manage your negative thinking.
Learn to take it one day at a time. Instead of worrying about how you will get through the rest of the week or coming month, try to focus on today. Each day can provide us with different opportunities to learn new things and that includes learning how to deal with your problems.
There is no reason why a person should beat themselves up when things don’t go their way. We can not get everything we want all of the time. If you experience some rejection, consider it a learning opportunity and then try not to make the same mistakes the next time around.
A lot of times, our worrying can make the problem even worse. All the worrying in the world will not change anything. All you can do is to do your best each day, hope for the best, and when something does happen, take it in stride. Do not get upset and manage your negative thoughts.
Dealing with rejection does not have to be hard. Remember that all you can do is to do your best each day, hope for the best, and take things in stride. Patience, persistence, education, and being committed in trying to solve your problem will go along way in fixing your problems.
Stan Popovich is the author of "A Layman's Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods" which is at http://www.managingfear.com/