The Sequel
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The Sequel

What We Fear Rejection Says About Us

We’re not afraid to hear ‘No’ — we’re afraid of what that ‘No’ means.

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Boldy announce that ‘No’ is a complete sentence in the right crowd and you are sure to get a standing ovation. Especially if you’re a recovering people pleaser who finally accepted that you cannot do everything for everyone.

The truth is hearing No is not a problem for most healthy adults. We hear and tell…



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Nicole Alinea

Freelance writer and sucker for personal development content, documentaries and seasoned pretzels.