100 Days of Rejection

thumbs downOne of the fundamental treatments for anxiety is exposure: doing the very thing you fear the most. In therapy this is the difficult but rewarding task that usually takes place in small steps, over time, with gradually more and more exposure to the fear.  Steps are taken to learn skills, to diminish the emotional “weight” of an irrational fear, to rewire neurological memories in our brain’s fear circuits, and the change our emotional experience or ourselves in the world.

Here is an example of a young business entrepreneur taking steps to overcome his fear of rejection by playing a game to spend 100 days getting rejected.

Here is a Youtube video of his Ted Talk , the Rejection Therapy game he used, and an interview with him on You Are Not So Smart.