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Rejection

Denied! Five Ways to Make Rejection Work for Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 03.25.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Nobody likes being told no when it comes to their business. But instead of hiding from rejection, what if you could actually use its benefits to become even better at what you do?

3 Ways Rejection Helps Us Grow

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Rejection offers us a chance to re-think our plan, to realign or challenge our initial beliefs and ensure that where we think we want to go is indeed in our highest and best good. Here are three ways rejection can be helpful..

5 Ways Resilient People Use Failure to Their Advantage

Amy Morin | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

Everyone has the ability to build mental strength and develop increased resilience. It's all about the choices we make and the desire to become better. With hard work, we can learn to use setbacks as opportunities to grow stronger.

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

7 Guys You Should Break Up With, Stat

Lindsey Caruana | Posted 02.22.2015 | Women
Lindsey Caruana

With all of the monumental heartache, building insecurities and irreparable damage that presents itself after such said rejection, there are still certain instances when you should welcome it -- actually, you should count your lucky stars that you dodged this destructive bullet and the Gods above threw you a bone.

Tomorrow Is Another Day

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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2015: Would Hollywood Be Seduced by Marty?

Joseph Cooper | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

By his own account, Marty is "fat and ugly, fat and ugly." To complete the picture, he's a hesitant never-been-married gap-toothed 34-year-old Bronx butcher who still lives with his mother.

How to Deal When You're Not Invited

Uloop | Posted 02.18.2015 | College
Uloop

Being invited by your friends to different events, whether it's a birthday party, a New Year's party, or a party just for fun, is always nice. You feel like you're a part of something and that feels good. This is why not being invited somewhere can sometimes hurt.

A Woman Faces the Men Who Rejected Her -- and Makes a Surprising Discovery

Sara Eckel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

When Lea Thau was 38, her fiancé broke up with her while she was pregnant with their child. She subsequently became single for the first time in her adult life.

She Said No to Being a Bridesmaid? It's Not Your Fault

Katie Dunne | Posted 02.13.2015 | Weddings
Katie Dunne

Your wedding day is one day in your life. Enjoy the planning with those who choose to say yes, and understand if there are some who choose to say no. Enjoy your time with the people you love the day of your wedding, no matter what they are wearing.

Yeah, Josh Sitton, What Is The Point?

Mel Miskimen | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Mel Miskimen

Why do I sit here, watching the curser follow my Times New Roman thoughts-turned-into-words that might only be seen by my dry and extremely nearsighted eyes? Will anyone think highly enough of my tome to throw some shekels my way?

How to Not Take Rejection Personally

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Rejection happens. From little things, like a driver cutting you off on the highway, to hearing a negative comment about your appearance, to bigger, deeper life events like not getting that promotion you really had your heart set on or losing your job all together.

'We Rarely Make Love'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I cannot tell you how often couples complain to me that they rarely make love. These are generally people who love each other, who enjoy being togethe...

How to Make a Dream Come True

Isa Adney | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Isa Adney

Making a dream come true is a long, laborious process. It requires incredible patience and resilience. Choose a dream for which the work is something you can see yourself getting up for every morning, because to make a dream come true you'll have to be willing to work harder and more strategically and with more focus, discipline, and dedication than anyone else.

Rejection Is Good For You

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Ellen Goodlett

What I did not realize, as I started down the long hard road to finding an agent and attempting to sell my writing, was how much these rejections would help me in other aspects of my life

The Treasure Hunt for Truth

Tara Hedman | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Tara Hedman

Remember, everyone has old, tattered, junk, so it may not be very pretty at first. But, pay attention. You never know what treasure of truth you'll find under a scruffy, tarnished life.

The Gender War of Unrequited Love

Literally, Darling | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

When a man is rejected, it's the woman's fault and when a woman is rejected... well, that's her fault, too.

4 Strategies to Handle Criticism Well

Todd Kashdan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

Let's accept a fact -- not all criticism is valid. Do not let your brain fool you. Just because words are published online does not mean they hold any merit. Here are four strategies to handle criticism well.

Is There An Upside to Bullying or Exclusion?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I learned to be empathic and to think about the impact of my behavior on others because of some of my less-than-positive experiences. I learned to look into the eyes of others when I was speaking to them to see what kind of reaction I was causing.

(LIVE) MAN WALKING: Online Dating's Meet-Up

Elyse Jacobs | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Elyse Jacobs

Having a walk with meet-up coffee is more palatable for me than sitting across the table from a stranger. For most, a meet-up is for discovering whether you like each other enough to go on a first date.

How Back-Breaking Work Put My Ego Back Together

Hedia Anvar | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Hedia Anvar

There is no shame in earning your own way in what amounts to hard labor. It's actually honorable. Mining strengths I did not know I possessed put my ego back in action.

5 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Rejection

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Life is too short to fear rejection. The future isn't promised, so worrying about it won't do you any good. There's nothing like the feeling of being courageous enough to go after what you want. It's a rewarding feeling to at least try something even if the situation doesn't play out as you expected.

Why We Go on Dates We Know Probably Won't Work Out

Samantha Joel | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science
Samantha Joel

How far might people be willing to go to avoid rejecting someone?

10 Positive Benefits Of Failure

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Indeed, the mark of a successful person lies in their response to negative situations -- they lick their wounds but never leave the battlefield, they turn their scars into strengths. In approaching rejection, losing and failure, here are 10 hidden blessings...

10 Great Options If You Didn't Get the College Course You Wanted

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Education
Ruairí McKiernan

Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.