There’s an old saying: The strongest fish is the one that swims upstream. Rejection can often feel like it brings you to a complete halt, but in reality it gives you something to push against. People do not grow stronger when everything is working for them, but when they are forced to cope with the unexpected or the undesirable. In this way, rejection helps us by showing us just how strong, resourceful, and capable we really are when the chips are down.
Rejection hurts because it creates an emotional wound. Rejection is an unfortunate but necessary part of the human experience. Everyone experiences rejection at some point in their life, and it can be in any form whether they realize it or not. What many people who experience this don’t ever realize are the benefits of rejection.We need to train ourselves to make allowances, rather than assume the worst.
Everybody gets tunnel vision once in a while. We focus on one goal, or one dream to the exclusion of all else. Rejection can give us a time to pause and take another look at our objectives and how we’re trying to meet them. In this case, the idea is to look around with new eyes and consider, not only new ways of getting to the same goal, but how we view our goals and dreams.
The lessons you learn from rejection can be applied to just about any facet of your life, making you a stronger, kinder, more “polished” person.
#AddedUp Some Rejections#
~Adv Ankita Wadhwa