Often, the first reactions to rejection, especially if your hopes for a positive response were quite high, are shock and denial. Denial is a defense mechanism that involves a refusal to accept reality, thus blocking external events from awareness. The human mind tends to respond by refusing to acknowledge rejection or by denying that it did happen.
Except you were unjustly rejected, in which case it is necessary to take action towards rebuttal, begin to move past the feeling of denial and get to a point where you can begin to deal with the situation. … More 4 Pointers to Help You Handle Rejection
Affirmations are positive and uplifting statements we say to ourselves. These are normally more effective when said aloud so that you can hear it yourself. Accept yourself as you are. Accept your weaknesses and work on them, and likewise, know your strengths. You’re not a perfect being. You have your weaknesses too, but they shouldn’t tie you down. Instead, work on your weaknesses and become a better person. Know your strengths too and be true to who you are … More On Being a Self-Confident Teen- Part 2
When you’re self-confident, you do what you believe to be right even if others mock or criticize you for it, you admit your mistakes and learn from them, you accept compliments graciously, you’re willing to take risks and go the extra mile to achieve better things. … More On Being a Self-Confident Teen- Part 1
Introverts can be successful. They can make a name for themselves. Even though they have their weaknesses, they can be superpowers in disguise. As an introvert, look for the superpowers within it. Yes, they are in you and you have enough to make a name for yourself. Don’t give up on your personality. Don’t feel tempted to pretend. … More Superpowers Introverts Possess in a World of Noise
Refuse to settle. You are more than this. You deserve to live, you deserve to enjoy life. You deserve to be heard. You deserve to be seen. Embark on a self-discovery journey that would lead you to the knowledge of who you truly are and what you are truly capable of doing. … More Do I have Self Esteem Issues?
Self respect does not make you conceited or self centered. It is about having a deep sense of self worth and self love to show that you are worthy of receiving love and in turn, giving love. External factors will not give you the self respect that you crave, it is just and all about … More Do You Respect Yourself?
Kelvin didn’t quite bother about his fiancé’s being overweight until she constantly spoke of it, thinking she was trying to justify her looks. Ella never bothered about Sam’s ‘big head’ until he occasionally talked about it, only then did she take note of his owning a large head. Andrew never cared about her somewhat masculine … More It Begins With You