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How to Overcome Rejection in 2 Steps

January 11, 2019
2 min read

Have you ever felt rejected? Like really rejected? Perhaps many times over and over again?!

Do any of these messages sounds familiar to you, “wipe that frown off your face”, “you’re acting like such a crybaby”, “I’ll give you something to cry about”, “oh my god, you’re acting like such a girl right now”, “What a sissy”. Ouch! Very misogynistic right? 

These, and countless messages like these, are what I grew up with as a little boy. And, because I valued connection it had me reject a really important part of myself, my sensitivity.

I rejected my sensitivity, which includes my empathy and my emotions, because I wanted you to like me. I wanted my parents to not be mad at me. I didn’t want to get in trouble. I didn’t want to get bullied. I didn’t want to get picked on. I didn’t want to get beat up on the playground.

Can you relate?

Check out my 20 min Talk I did at Mark Grove’s Masters Of The Universe Summit in 2018. Be sure to listen to the very end to get the 2 ways to overcome rejection.


Leave a comment below about what you have learned from your own rejections. Seriously. Go for it. I just laid mine out! And, if you dig deep can you see that you might be rejecting a part of yourself?

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