7. Use the fear to speak truth into your life.
When the negative thoughts and fears about rejection begin to enter your mind, meet them with truth.
If you think, “Wow, I’m going to fail at that,” then meet it with, “I may fail, but even if I do, it doesn’t define me, and I can use it to get better.”
If you feel yourself starting to get anxiety or hyper-stressed about something you may be rejected from, think, “Even if I fail at this, everyone I love will still love me and the other people probably won’t remember it for long.”
Truth is the most powerful defense we have against fear.
Fear of rejection only has the power you give it.
Having reservations about being rejected is a normal emotion, however, do not let this stop you from trying and getting out of your comfort zone. The fear of rejection only has power if you allow it.
By preparing for the mental game and realizing the positives that can come from being rejected; hopefully, you can charge into your future with confidence instead of fear.
I hope you found this article helpful. If you know anyone else in your life that may need this, please share!
Sarah Garrett is a passionate educator and the founder of Transformed4More.com. She has a calling on her life to share God’s truth to teenagers to help them lived transformed lives for Jesus Christ. She is the author of So, You Think You’re Ready to Date? a 40-day devotional for teenage girls to learn how to set a Biblical foundation for romantic relationships.
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