How to Brave the Brush-Offs

Dumped, but not down. I can take the feedback.

Mastering Failure and Rejection (Part 1 of 3)

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
It's not misfortune itself that defeats you.

Don't Sleep with Your Critic (And 4 More Feedback Tips)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Choose carefully who to get your feedback from.

Why Validation Matters: Insights from 5 Just-Published Studies

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
It is good to feel validated, and not just for you

The Antidote to Anger and Frustration

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
The power of emotional validation

It's Not About You: Dealing With Internet Date Rejections

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
If it's not about you, what are internet dating rejections about?

Criticism Sucks

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Subtle criticism hurts as much as getting ripped a new one

How To Get An Ex Back: 5 Essential Steps

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Rejection can be the start of building something better.

Disappointed? Six Ways to Recover From Emotional Setbacks

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
... or to avoid it altogether.

Managing Your Tendency Toward Zoom and Doom Thinking

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Does a bad day zoom you out to self-doubt? You're not alone and here's help.

One Essential Quality Successful Executives Can't Do Without

By Victor Lipman
How you respond to failure is more important than how you handle success.

College Rejection Letters Can Hurt but Don't Have to Make You Crazy

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Ways to keep college rejection -- and acceptance -- in perspective.

Preserving Mental Health During Unemployment

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to stay grounded when your job is spirited away

The Neuroscience of Rejection

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Why feeling left out feels so bad

Management: Defensiveness About Feedback

By Alice Boyes Ph.D.
Why do people get defensive when given feedback?