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Rejection

5 Ways Dwelling On The Negative Affects Your Well-Being

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

While it is natural to reflect on upsetting experiences, brooding involves replaying the same scenes in your mind and reliving the emotional distress you felt at the time. Once you are in the habit of ruminating, the urge to brood can be easy to trigger and difficult to ignore.

Jesus and the Cross: Rejection and Resurrection

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Jesus knows and understands rejection. Jesus exemplified rejection.

How Loss Affects Our Daily Lives

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Recovering from loss takes time but there are ways to treat our psychological injuries. Caring for our emotional wounds will help accelerate the recovery process so we emerge from our loss with our lives, identities, relationships, and beliefs intact.

Success

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

From a rejection letter received the other day -- I am both honored and deeply flattered that you have chosen "X" Gallery to review your work for e...

Jenny Milchman Talks About Persistence and Tenacity

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Jenny's second novel, Ruin Falls, comes out in April, and she's already filling up the car.

5 Ways We Push Away Relationships (And What To Do About It)

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Is your primary intent in being in a relationship to get love, or is it to share your love with your beloved? If it's to get love -- due to your own self-abandonment -- then your challenge in attracting your beloved is to learn to love yourself and share your love.

Amanda L. Chan

This Is Why Rejection Hurts (And How To Cope)

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living

I've experienced it. You've experienced it. Even U2 has experienced it. Yet every time it happens, we're reminded again how not fun it is to be reject...

How To Bounce Back From Rejection

Posted 03.10.2014 | OWN

By Jena Pincott It only takes a minute to start your rebound. If you have a minute…focus on the right face. We all know the best thing to d...

YA Author Seth Fishman Talks About Rejection and the Road to Publication

Loren Kleinman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

He spends his days as a literary agent at The Gernert Company and his nights (and mornings) writing. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife. The Well's End is his first novel (that's not in a drawer).

Facing Rejection With Dignity: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Daisy's dignified goodbye is relevant for anyone struggling to accept the rejection by another.

Valentine's Day Special: Conversational Intimacy

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith E. Glaser

As we communicate, we read the content and emotions being sent. Conversations are more than the information we share or words we speak. They are a way to package our feelings about ourselves, our world, and others.

The Upside To Being Rejected

C.B. Bryza | Posted 04.06.2014 | Women
C.B. Bryza

Rejection can be hard to take, and even harder not to take personally. But with the right mindset, I've been able to keep my heart open and my chin up, to recognize that rejection has an upside: it helps me be a better person.

How Social Media Plays A Role In Our Emotional Health

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Although there are a thousand ways to feel rejected on social media, 999 of them are probably not personal. Assuming the worst in these situations will not only cause you unnecessary hurt, it can make you reach incorrect conclusions about your friendships and assume problems exist where they do not.

Find More Love! Everyday Tips for More Confidence

Tracy Crossley | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

Many relationships that never get off the ground or even begin may be from a lack of confidence. We talk about confidence as though it's a gift so...

Unfortunately, No: The Importance of Rejection

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Cat del Valle Castellanos

"Unfortunately" seems to be a key word in the rejection business. It often leads the most torturous denials, the ones that make judgments about my malleable core, the ones that critique my creativity, editing choices or talent. Now, here's the good part. If you fail, you're in good company.

What I Learned From 100 Rejections in One Year

Emily Timbol | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Emily Timbol

Writing a book isn't what made you an author. You only got to call yourself a "real" writer if someone else thought you were good enough. So, I set out to find someone, anyone, who would give me the title I wouldn't dare claim.

What Your Emotional Health Has in Common With Cinderella

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

You can prioritize your emotional health as much as you do your physical and dental health. You can monitor your mood and self-esteem and take actions to boost them when they are low. And by doing these things, you can significantly boost your emotional wellness, your happiness and your overall life satisfaction.

December Is the Cruelest Month

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Until people are willing to love a transgender person as a family member, we will still be visited by the same Ghosts of Christmas past every year. We will still be plagued by all the statistical ills that seem to define the transgender community.

5 Tips for Minimizing Family Tensions Over Thanksgiving

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Family gatherings over the holidays usually involve heightened emotions of all kinds. Such events might begin with an atmosphere of joy, connection, love and caring but they don't always end on the same note.

How-To Reject Rejection When It's Personal

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

In the public square of social change, rejection is intensely personal. If you believe in your mission, and if you are giving it your all, then it's ...

How to Deal With Rejection

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Chances are you've been there before. Across from a guy in a suit that costs more than you're unemployed tush can hope to make in a month, or on the very distant end of an I'm-not-interested text message. It's hideous, unfriendly and usually has bad table manners. It's called rejection.

Rejects, Losers, Castoffs -- Want to Join Me?

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I cordially invite you to join me in the world of rejects, losers and castoffs. I proudly wear my badge as one of the few, the proud, the determined who wears rejection on my sleeve as a badge of honor, because it is.

5 Common Habits That Damage Your Emotional Health

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

When we think of unhealthy habits, items such as cigarette smoking, midnight snacking or a sedentary lifestyle are often the first that come to mind. Yet, many of our unhealthiest habits are not behavioral but psychological in nature.

Animated Janis Joplin Interview Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts

On Sept. 30 1970, four days before Janis Joplin's death, she gave what would be her final interview. Forty-three years later (almost to the date), tha...

A Simple Self-Esteem Boost That Improves Emotional Strength

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Self-affirmation exercises are an effective way to boost our self-esteem and by doing so, increase our emotional resilience and become better protected against the various psychological injuries we encounter in daily life.