The Yoga of (Perceived) Rejection – an Elephant Journal Piece
It’s not you, it’s me.
“Don’t take anything personally.” It seems so basic, but this is probably the hardest of the of the Four Agreements for me to live by.
It seems that at a cellular level I need to be liked; I need to be accepted; and I need to be right. It’s usually not enough for me to “just” be any of those things, I also have to be the best. I have to be the most liked; I have to be totally accepted; and I have to be completely right.
Of course, I don’t actually think that in my logical brain, but somewhere in my lizard brain, I must think these things, because when any of them are lacking, I feel a tangible dis-ease inside me.
This becomes most evident in my relationships….
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