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Asking For What You Need In A Relationship Isn't Needy, It's Sexy

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.15.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Far too often I work with guys that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They're unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back.

Rejection Is Perfection

Karena Virginia | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Karena Virginia

"Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form." -- Rumi Are you feeling rejected? Can you look back at a time in the past where rejec...

How To Get Over Rejection (And Your Ex) Once And For All

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce

When your partner leaves you, getting over the heartbreak can feel like an impossible task. What you may need to process the pain is a change in pers...

The Surprising Way I Taught My Daughter About Success

Lindsay Ferrier | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Lindsay Ferrier

After years of summer drama camps, acting workshops, and children's theater performances, you finally faced your first major audition yesterday. You were going for the role of Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, and you arrived at the audition to find that 25 other girls all wanted the part as much as you did.

How to Grow a Thick Skin and Handle Criticism

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

First, how to deal with angry criticism. Someone is mad already and now they're letting you have it. What to do?

The Rejection of Confidence

Rance Collins | Posted 05.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

Search for the connections in life. Persevere through the rejections. I think somewhere in the middle is where you, and I, will ultimately find that long-awaited confidence.

Accepting My Latest Rejection

Ali Wisch | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ali Wisch

Rejection is hard. I've been rejected more times than I can count. From men, from literary magazines, from colleges, from jobs, from social cliques. I...

How to Handle Rejection: 6 Ways Writers Can Cope and Grow

Angela Tung | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Angela Tung

"Rejections slips, or form letters, however tactfully phrased, are lacerations of the soul, if not quite inventions of the devil - but there is no way...

How to Prevent Abandonment Issues From Sabotaging Your Love Life: 12 Things to Know on Your Path to Recovery

Susan Anderson | Posted 04.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Anderson

For many people, falling in love means becoming more vulnerable. It arouses our primal abandonment fear. It bubbles up from the deep, giving rise to feelings of insecurity that can cause some of us to become needy, clingy, or demanding, and others angry, frozen, or avoidant.

Want to Feel Safe in Your Relationships? Take Risks!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Safety comes when you know that you were not dropped here alone to fend for yourself, but that you are being guided toward your peace and joy every moment of your life. True safety comes when you surrender your individual mind to your higher Guidance and allow your soul to have dominion over your body/mind.

This Unprofessional Rejection Letter Is Only Going To Make Me Work Harder

Liza Larregui | Posted 04.01.2016 | Women
Liza Larregui

To the man who wrote the rejection letter, I must thank you- you have flamed my passion even more so and I will do what I have to do on my own terms, not yours. I do wonder, however, whether or not he would have been as harsh to a male writer but I'll never know. I can only make assumptions.

God Desires Your Brokenness, Not Your Broken Promises

Dominique N. Mack | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion
Dominique N. Mack

No matter how many times we've promised not to make those mistakes again, we're bound to do it. As long as we live on this Earth, we're going to do things we're not always proud of. We're going to do things that dishonor God and dishonor ourselves. And that's okay

Keep On Keepin' ON

RitaMarie Cimini | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
RitaMarie Cimini

All of us, regardless of our calling, who put our best effort forward feel the sting of rejection at some point. Start ups fail, a great idea you pro...

The World Doesn't Want Your Vulnerability -- But It Needs It

Jennifer Garam | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Garam

Living in a world such as ours, that does not value vulnerability, creates a terrible sense of isolation. I've had enough of it. And the only way out is by having the courage to be vulnerable -- in the face of cruel comments, heartbreak, and rejection -- over and over and over again.

The Empress: An Interview with Weina Dai Randel

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 02.26.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Weina Dai Randel is the author of The Moon in the Palace. A work of historical fiction, The Moon in the Palace, captures the early life of China's Em...

Staying Humble While Sharing Awesomeness

William Kenower | Posted 02.22.2016 | Books
William Kenower

As a writer/teacher I have two basic job descriptions. The first is to share as much awesomeness as possible. The second is to stay humble. These two ...

This Is How To Let Go Of Fear And Learn To Trust Again

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.22.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Love yourself first and foremost. This is so important and yet so many believe that entrusting or expecting the love of others is more important. We have to make ourselves the most important person in our lives.

Why Rejection Is Good For You (and Kids, Too)

Natalie Brooke | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Natalie Brooke

When I was in sixth grade I tried out for the school cheerleading team. I had previously been a recreational squad cheerleader, and I spent all my ext...

Could Faking the Big O Delay Finding Mr. Right?

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?

This Top Sales Book Was Rejected More than 50 Times

Dorie Clark | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Dorie Clark

Trying to get a book published can be a disheartening task. In 2009, I resolved to get a book deal, and it took me two years of rejections -- and an extraordinary amount of effort expended on 'platform building' -- to sign a deal for my first book.

How to Keep Writing When No One Gives a Sh*t

Jennifer Garam | Posted 01.18.2016 | Books
Jennifer Garam

I don't have an agent or an editor expecting the completion of my manuscript, no publishers are wooing me with six-figure advances for a book deal, and nothing I've written has ever gone viral.

Preparing for Rejection; What to do if you Don't get Accepted to Your Dream School

Jessica Payette | Posted 01.15.2016 | Teen
Jessica Payette

Whether it's from the hot guy in class or your favored university, rejection hurts. As many high school seniors anxiously await acceptance letters fr...

There Is No Such Thing as Failure

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 01.08.2016 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

In a world that prizes how fast something can be done, we are no longer allowing ourselves to sit in the middle of a mistake or a failed attempt and mull it over, view it differently, or to even make a mistake at all.

5 Ways to Deal With Rejection

Karen Naumann | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Karen Naumann

Rejection sucks. It hurts. It feels personal and very uncomfortable. It is demotivating and hurts our ego, self-esteem, self-image, and challenges all those nice attributes we've manifested and which got us going. Rejection can crash our dreams and even make us lose faith.

Transplant: The Unexpected Continues

Tam Warner Minton | Posted 12.21.2015 | Fifty
Tam Warner Minton

View post on HA! I know how that dude feels! My husband, Randy, is two years post double lung transplant. A double lung transplant is a ve...