The Yoga of (Perceived) Rejection – an Elephant Journal Piece

It’s not you, it’s me.

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“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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