“…whoever is educated [by possibility] remains with anxiety” Kierkegaard 1849.
|Love someone||Fear of rejection||Joy of being connected|
|Accept a challenge||Fear of failure||Extend yourself|
|Admit failure||Fear of ridicule||Move on|
|Be present||Rise in anxiety||Alive|
|Forgive||Fear of being hurt again||Move on|
|Accept difference||Fear of losing identity||Become inclusive|
|Be vulnerable||Fear of losing control||Connect with being alive|
|Trust||Fear of being hurt||Increase networks|
Anxiety is the gate keeper of our lives. We have to go through it to live a life that is not ruled by it. In order to be willing to go through that gate, however, we need to be confident that we can manage our anxiety.
Consider how the fear of rejection impacts your life giving examples of times when the fear of rejection make you anxious, giving examples of how you manage that anxiety,