3 simple reasons why I’ll never force my friends to support my work

  1.  Friends will naturally support you. Maybe not with EVERY blog post you write, but one in particular that they really enjoyed so decided to share. Not only does it show support, but it gives you an idea about something specific that they liked about your work. Not everything you do will appeal to your friends. Essentially, I think that’s why God gave us our friends, as friends! None of my close friends are journalists like myself, and I definitely understand why – opposites do tend to attract.

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How to deal with rejection

  • Congratulate yourself. Yes, give yourself a pat on the back for even having the courage, strength and tenacity to go for it in the first place.
  • Give yourself a specific amount of time to get upset about it before fully moving on. Now, time is a human factor, and we can either waste or utilise it. See below of how Beyoncé deals with rejection:

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