Mary Jo contributed to an article by Gwen Morgan at fastcompany.com.
Successful, optimistic people don’t get caught up in a cycle of shame and name-calling. They give themselves a break, says psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini. Instead of poring over every second of an unsuccessful interview and berating themselves, instead they look for lesson and move on, chalking up the exchange as a learning experience, she says. When they find themselves slipping into “I suck” territory, they work on focusing on their positive attributes and strengths. Read More.