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7 Ways To Let Yourself Become More Vulnerable

https://www.bustle.com/articles/150219-7-ways-to-let-yourself-become-more-vulnerable

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7 Ways To Let Yourself Become More Vulnerable
The idea of opening yourself up to either rejection or acceptance is a scary thing. Letting yourself be vulnerable feels like asking for an afternoon of eating ice cream and listening to sad Celine Dion songs - when does putting your feelings and...

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Let yourself be vulnerable

Let yourself be vulnerable
  • Accept you're worthy. You can go far if you yourself believe you deserve positive results.
  • Fight your tricky tendencies by knowing what they are. Knowing your signals and triggers will help you stop them the next time around.
  • Stop yourself when you're resisting.  Allow yourself to experience the feelings that you'll have as a consequence of your vulnerability, good or bad.
  • Trust that you can deal with the outcome.
  • Share your hurts with others.
  • By not being vulnerable, you're giving away the power to hurt you.
  • Realize You're Already Hurting Yourself With Inaction & That You Can Only Go Up From Here.

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