Behavior Guide

How to deal with fear of rejection

Whenever you propose a new concept or a creative idea, you will be worried about the fear of getting rejected. In fact, every human being has the fear of rejection. The best solution to deal with this abnormal behavior is to learn how to overcome it.

Prepare well

If you are about to make a presentation, or submit an innovative project, or propose your love, or any other matter that brings you the fear of rejection, you must understand that you have not prepared sufficiently. Even if you agree or disagree this fact, that’s the truth. When you don’t have confidence in your preparation, you will be fed up by the fear of rejection. Take sufficient time in preparing yourself to present whatever you want, and be bold whenever you do them. When you prepare well in your part, obviously, the rest isn’t in your hands. As you progressively gain experience in preparing your part with your full effort, indubitably, you will learn to deal with fear of rejection. Use the available resources and utilize maximum effort in your work. That’s all you can do to make your part successful.

Motivate yourself

Even people who possess high self-confidence might experience fear of rejection. However, they overcome their fears by facing the situations boldly and with positive thoughts. In order to face critical circumstances, motivation is one of the essential qualities for every human being. You may be get motivation through your friends or partners, when you share your problems with them. If you don’t get enough support from your loved ones, you should motivate yourselves. It might sound pretty difficult to do things on your own, however it’s not impossible. With little effort and confidence, you can help yourselves to deal with fears and rejections. Set your goals and focus your attention on the rewards of your work. At one point, you will master the art of motivating yourselves, even during unfavorable situations.

Stop being irrational

Never compare yourself to others. Don’t imagine anything about what others will think of you, if you try to be yourselves. Those people will never help you grow stronger with your desires. If you give attention to their talks, at one point, you will start believing whatever they say about you and your society. However, don’t try to avoid them; just ignore their nonsense talks. For instance, if you dream about traveling around the world, you must first believe that you can do it. People around you may criticize and make fun of you, when they hear about your dream. Never mind about their words. One day, they will realize their mistake when they see you achieve your dream. Do whatever you wish to do in your life. Never worry about your society’s critics and comments.

Look on the positive side

One of the easiest way to deal with the fear of rejection is to focus your attention on the positive side of your proposals. By making a good presentation, your clients might be impressed and it may fetch you a million dollar business; by proposing an innovative project, you may provide a sustainable way to generate green energy to our environment; or when you marry your loved one, you may live your life very happily, and so on. When you start thinking about the positive effects of your proposals, indubitably, you will forget the fear of getting rejected. That’s the power of positive thinking. In fact, positive thoughts will bring you positive results. There are a lot of mysteries and miracles happening in this world which may not be proved scientifically, but their presence can be felt by human beings. The power of positive thinking is such a miraculous feeling.

Accept rejection

Even after making lot of efforts and hard work, if you face rejection, just accept it. Don’t consider rejection as a misfortune. If you have done your part to the best, believe that you are not responsible for the rejection. Don’t imagine about what others will think about you when you get rejected. Instead, regard your rejection as the next step to success and work towards your goal. Nobody will be rejected unless they give up themselves. If you analyze the life of any of the famous personalities, they would have underwent rejections at many stages. Consider your favorite personality as your role model and work towards your goal. Remember that great people accept rejections as a part of their life. When you accept your rejections and work again towards your destination, your fears will disappear as time goes. Have a blissful life ahead.

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Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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