Most of us live in fear of rejection. Not because anything bad will actually happen from being rejected - nothing that we can't survive anyway - but because of the self-inflicted shame we douse ourselves with after a rejection:
What's wrong with me?
Why did this happen to me?
Why was I not good enough?
What if they're laughing at me behind my back?
So, do we really fear rejection or do we fear what it does to our minds?
If the latter, who controls your mind - your thoughts, the story you're telling yourself about the rejection?
Your life, your choice!
This is a daily, micro-blog, taking less than 2 minutes to read, offering you insights into how presumptions, beliefs and stories shape our lives and worldview, for better or worse.