Dealing with the Negative Emotions of Change Pt. 4

When there is an unexpected change, we normally react in one or more of the following ways: anxiety, fear, sadness and anger.  The change can be either negative or positive. The final negative emotion we will focus on is fear.

Many questions come with change.  I lost my job. Will I be able to pay my bills?  I’ve been diagnosed with a serious illness. What will be the outcome?  What about my family?   Continue reading

How to Bounce Back From Rejection

Do you remember the first time you experienced rejection? I do.   index It was during recess when I was in the 3rd grade.  The kids were choosing teams for kick ball.  I was one of the last ones chosen to play.  And the team that had to choose me was not very happy with their choice.  I remember being confused by the fact that I was being rejected.  I did not know why. But I did know that I did not like that feeling and I did not want to be put in that situation again. Continue reading