Fear of rejection affects most of us. From rich to poor, from confident to timid, and from successful to less successful, everyone fears rejection one way or another. So the question then becomes, how do you get over it?
Fear paralyzes us and keeps us stuck. It robs us of opportunities and creates artificial hurdles in our way. How can we thrive then? How can we kill those demons and overcome fear?
Benjamin Franklin is one of the most successful people that history has ever produced. But, did you know that from age 21 he developed his own set of values to follow in an attempt to become a better man?
Have you ever felt like a “fraud”? Like someone could discover the real you and you’d be in a pickle? Well, you are not alone. We’ve all experienced the impostor syndrome at some point in our lives. But the good news is, you can learn a few ways to overcome it and beat it.
Confirmation bias is the tendency to look into a pile of evidence and only choose the parts that validate the things we believe to be true. We often do that unconsciously, and that can have significant consequences on our lives and those around us.
Our beliefs and values are the base of our character and they drive the way we think, behave, and our attitude toward ourselves and the world around us. Understanding those beliefs and values and realizing that they are not fixed and can be altered is a critical prerequisite to your personal growth and self-improvement.