When you’re feeling insecure, you typically don’t notice the hundreds of people around you who accept you just the way you are. All you notice are the few who don’t.
In what way is the fear of rejection holding you back? How would your life be different if you didn’t (subconsciously) care what everyone thought about you?
To answer these questions, we must understand that the vast majority of our fears and anxieties amount to one thing: Loss.
- Losing our youth.
- Losing our social status.
- Losing our money.
- Losing control.
- Losing our comfort.
- Losing our life.
We also fear, perhaps more than anything else, being rejected by others. This kind of fear is widespread and debilitating if (more…)
Stop Worrying About What Others Think of You: 7 Tips for Feeling Better was orginially posted by Marc Chernoff