Are you waiting to be chosen?
There’s a difference between simply hoping to be chosen and being an active participant in doing the choosing.
Many times, a lot of us will just sit around waiting for somebody to choose us, and we then almost remove ourselves as being one of the conscious parties in that decision.
We want someone to choose us so that we don’t have to be vulnerable enough to put ourselves out there and risk rejection.
So instead, we wait for someone to decide to take an interest in us, because it’s the safer choice.
Today we’re talking about all of this, including:
Because let me ask you this:
If you saw a job posting you really wanted, or a speaking opportunity come up, would you close your eyes and try to wish it into existence?
Or would you actively apply for it, show that you were interested in it, allow your unique skills and talents to shine through so that it would be seen what a good fit you could be?
And yet, we treat relationships so differently because they’re so much more vulnerable and the idea of getting hurt is terrifying. Which is a completely valid fear – but we’re going to talk about how to open instead of shutting ourselves off.
Ready? Let’s do it.
Find Emily Online:
Episode #138, The Weight of Expectations & Attaching to Outcomes
Episode #120, Listening to Your Intuition & Gut Instinct: Stop Ignoring Your Body
Episode #269, The Right People Feel Different to Your Nervous System
Episode #268, Trust is a Choice: Creating a Confident Relationship with the Unknown
Episode #267, You’re Not Needy, You’re a Human with Needs
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