Constructive Wallowing

How to beat bad feelings by letting yourself have them

Go Ahead: Get Your Hopes Up!

We've all heard the advice before, "Don't get your hopes up." But think about it: What's the worst that can happen if That Thing You Want doesn't pan out? Disappointment? Come on, my friend; you're made of stronger stuff than that. Read More

Dont get your hopes up

Yes you can handle disappointment but putting yourself through all that pain every single time. What if your rejected three times in a row and remain as hopeful for the next as the last ( which i don't think is even possible). What i think is that the feeling prospective applicants for a job or anything should have is one of hope but with this deep seated belief that everything will be alright and things will go your way. The hope should not be an overwhelming belief in a remote possibility as this will only cause heartache and pain

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Counselor and workshop leader Tina Gilbertson, LPC is the author of Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them.

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