When someone is laid off or fired, one of the most persistent emotions they must deal with is shame.
Writing for Psychology Today, Carlin Flora says that everyone suffers from what’s commonly known as Imposter Syndrome at some point in their lives. First, though, she corrects the popular notion that it’s actually a psychological problem. “There’s no disorder, no diagnosis, no cure,” she writes. “Impostor phenomenon, or IP, [is]a term coined in the late …
It really is funny how so many presumably intelligent, capable men exude this level of confidence while as many equally bright, competent women struggle to do the same.
Taya Micola is a therapist and author of When Life Sucks; A Therapist’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving During Tough Times. Her book is aimed at helping people survive, and eventually move on, when they’re going through something they can’t control and that… well… sucks. She starts out with the basics. If you’re stuck in a …
In my last post, I wrote about the process of desensitizing yourself to rejection. The only way to take away the power of rejection is to practice receiving it daily. “No” only has the power to hurt you if you let it. You have plenty of options when someone tells you no. I’ll ask again …
What if you could hear “no” and not feel pain or shame? What would you pursue if you didn’t fear failing?
You’re actually rejecting yourself, either by not trying for what you want or personalizing a decision that may not have anything to do with you.
Fear of rejection permeates our psyche in all aspects of our life. It’s scary to meet new people, ask someone out on a date, or ask for a raise. So scary, in fact, that many of us don’t ever pursue what we really want; fear of rejection can actually lock you into a life you don’t want and don’t enjoy.
Taylor Pearson says that everything you think you know about job security is wrong. You’ll need to take your economic security into your own hands.
No matter how independent you think you are, you’re susceptible to what others think and do.