Rejection therapy day 7 - december 5th
Not a great day to be honest, for more some personal reasons, but I did not feel like putting myself out too much.
My one triumph was with a guy who I have trained in the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with for a long time but never really spoken to or got to know. I was aware that he is a far superior photographer to myself, so when I saw he had his camera with him I thought I would break the unintentional vow of silence between us and ask about getting some tips on how to be better. Although this doesn’t seem like much, It is a bit out of my comfort zone, as I am a person who usually likes to do things for myself and be self taught…but that is not the point of rejection therapy and it is something I want to change in myself. So I asked him, he said yes, we got really well and I am going to give him some tips in film making. Score! Failed Rejection
My first week has been pretty gentle to be honest. I realise I really have to push it a bit more. I will give the excuse of a few personal problems have made me reluctant to engage, but I think I am using it as more of a defence than is really true. I want this project to do some good, but I will only get results is I invest myself more and take more risks.
Rejection therapy Day 5 - December 3rd
I offered to take some photos and do some filming of a seminar…they said yes! Failed Rejection
I asked one of my editors, who I have written a few things for but never a feature, if she would be interested in me writing a longer article. She said yes! Failed Rejection
I then upped the anti with the same editor and told her about an artist I know doing a show and if she wanted a feature on said artist…she said no! It feels good to be Rejected
I also asked a girl if she would like to go to the next Wimbledon tennis championship with me…it is coming close to the end of the day and she has not texted back Possible Rejection…maybe