Tapestry

Headlines and Rejection

Feeling stressed? Rejected? Tapestry wants you back on your feet. Here's how to deal with headline stress and rejection - from experts who have personally suffered from both.
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Feeling stressed? Rejected? Tapestry wants you back on your feet. Here's how to deal with headline stress and rejection - from experts who have personally suffered from both.

Steven Stosny is a psychologist who coined the term 'headline stress disorder' during the 2016 election in the United States, something he says has only intensified in the past few years. In a conversation with Tapestry host Mary Hynes, Stosny dissects headline stress disorder and offers some concrete ways to deal with it.  

London-based writer Marianne Power spent one month trying to get turned down, intentionally. She asked retailers for free stuff, she asked people to let her skip ahead in line, she pitched to magazines she felt were way out of her league … all in the name of getting better at dealing with rejection. 

 

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