When you are in transition between where you are and where you would like to be career-wise, find the benefits of the current situation.
List the benefits and keep them in a place where you can easily see them daily. This helps you to see what is good about your situation and reduces stress.
When someone unsubscribes from your blog, stops following you on Twitter or un-“likes” your page on Facebook, what is your response?
Some think nothing of it and move on with their lives. Some treat themselves to a reward to soothe the rejection. Some panic – as I did, recently- and ask business mentors what to do with this useless anxiety.
Anxiety Over Social Media “Likes” is Linked to a Weak Sense of Purpose
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Dr. Susan Baili says in her book Live a Life You Love: 7 Steps to a Healthier, Happier, More Passionate You” that when embarking on a goal we must prepare to be afraid. When an opportunity that you want arrives, you might feel pangs of fear. This is not a signal that you will fail; it’s a natural reaction to something new.
Dr. Baili says she uses the fear to congratulate herself: “Well done! Fear means you’re getting closer your big dream.” This calms her down immediately.
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