After experiencing rejection, it can be challenging to maintain a positive perspective and put yourself out there again. The idea of being vulnerable and risking rejection again can be scary and daunting. However, it is important to try your best
An important part of healing from rejection involves leaning on your support system. By reaching out to people who you can depend on, you can feel connected, supported, and grounded. This is especially important, as rejection can often leave us
By Eleanor Beeslaar, HRI Graduate Assistant Because experiencing rejection can often hurt our self-esteem, it’s important to be intentional about building ourselves up and increasing our sense of self-worth. We encourage you to reflect on the things that you love
By Eleanor Beeslaar, HRI Graduate Assistant When we experience rejection, it is easy to fall into a pattern of self-blame and criticism. We may question whether we did something wrong or think that it was our fault that we were
By Eleanor Beeslaar, HRI Graduate Assistant An important part of healing from rejection is allowing yourself to feel and express the emotional pain that often goes hand in hand with rejection. Acknowledging your pain instead of holding it in and
By Eleanor Beeslaar, HRI Graduate Assistant Rejection is a common, yet painful experience, and it can occur in many different types of relationships and settings. You may have experienced rejection in romantic relationships, friendships, family relationships, or potentially at work.