I came across a man online who challenged himself to get rejected 100 times. He did this for a few reasons that I discuss in the episode today.
Click here to see the website – rejectiontherapy.com
Benefits of Rejection Therapy
- Stop people-pleasing
- Helps you get more comfortable with embarrassment
- Not caring what people think
- It reminds us we’re human
- Opens up new potential opportunities
English Expressions for Rejection
The general rule of thumb is:
Good thing + Reason
Apology + Reason
I’m sorry but I can’t
I’d love to but…
I appreciate the offer but…
That’s very kind of you but…
Actually, I think I’m going to pass on it if you don’t mind.
Not right now, maybe later.
I’m afraid I can’t tonight
I’ll have a think about it and get back to you