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rejection therapy Archives - 6 Months to Live: The Experiment Continues

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Choice
October 15, 2012

The Best Adventures Begin with Choice

Most epic stories or adventures begin with a dramatic life change. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, decided to go on an incredible journey to Italy, India, and Indonesia after a devastating break up. Elliot's life was completely turned upside down when E.T. arrived. Queen Elizabeth I took the throne as England's first sole female monarch after the death of her…
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Kamaljit (guest from the 5th episode) said "yes" to me shooting her bow and arrow after filming! Photo by vanessamona.com
Rejection Therapy
August 20, 2012

Lessons in Rejection

Rejection Therapy has been a roller coaster, and I'm absolutely loving it (well, mostly). In my 2 weeks of rejection, I've been told "no" and "yes" countless times. As I mentioned in my first post, Rejection Therapy: Week One, I'm using Rejection Therapy as a catapult for pursuing my longstanding dreams. It's also served as daily in-the-moment motivation to ask for…
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HunanDog
Why not?
August 10, 2012

Rejection Therapy: Week 1

When I was 23, I believed I could do anything. I moved to middle-of-nowhere China right after college, and all seemed possible. Even moving to a country where I didn't speak the language, was the only white girl in town, and had very little understanding of Chinese culture didn't seem to phase me much. I was nervous, but more so,…
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Gandalf and Dido Arm Wrestling
Life Experiments
August 4, 2012

Rejection Therapy

1-Month Challenge   Read about Week 1 of Rejection Therapy and Week 2: Lessons in Rejection On August 1st, I began one of my most daring experiments yet--Rejection Therapy. I first heard about Rejection Therapy from Jason Shen's video at Ignite SF. The rules are simple: you have to get rejected at least once every day. You're probably wondering, "Why would anyone…
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