Getting to some of those New Year Resolutions

On Rejection

Rejection is something I find very hard to deal with.  It is like a physical blow to my body and my 'flight or fight' response is immediately triggered.  But I came across this post from Cindy Sherman, on Instagram that made me think again.  (Cindy is famous for her ability to make herself look like anything she wants to portray.)  

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If someone so acclaimed is not recognised for what she is most famous for all those other rejections that I have experienced and will experience in the future, are really about the person doing the rejecting!  (It has taken me a life time to work this one out.)   Why am I wiritting about this?  Well I'm putting together a display of my work and I can hear the rejection of it in my head.  I have never been able to fit the 'norm'.  Maybe it is time to embrace it?


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One of the pros on Strictly told his partner to "Embrace her weird" because that's what makes her wonderful. We all need to believe in ourselves a bit more!

Carolyn Foley

I just find it difficult. But just because its difficult doesnt mean that isnt good advice.

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