Reactance is the negative feeling that emerges when people experience a perceived threat to or loss of their personal freedom. Experiencing reactance can motivate you to either move towards or withdraw from or avoid something or someone.
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How to Step Into Your Leadership and Nail A Public Speaking Gig
As a leader, we want to keep our vulnerable side close to us. To make a real connection, however, a balance is needed between showing strength and opening up. It’s normal to want to show people your best self. But, what if your best self includes your compassion, your honesty, and your ability to connect with others by being real?
Why being vulnerable can be a good thing
What does it mean to be vulnerable? True vulnerability is defined by Brené Brown as “the feeling we get during times of uncertainty, risk, or emotional exposure.” This includes moments when we decide to show our feelings despite not being sure how people will react. I say you can decide to be vulnerable or not.Continue reading “Why being vulnerable can be a good thing”
How To Stop Caring So Much About What Others Think
When making decisions in your life, do you often find yourself asking others what they think? Do you call up your closest friends or family members to ask their opinion? Do you frequently “need a sounding board” when planning big events or changes? You might be someone who cares too much about what others think.Continue reading “How To Stop Caring So Much About What Others Think”