The following article on Yahoo! Shine is worth a read. The author states that research shows that creativity is boosted after rejection. So, next time you get dumped or passed over for a promotion, try channeling your feelings about the rejection into something creative! Rejection can make us feel unique, different from others, which opens us to trying things we would not normally try. So get rejected, and get creative. You never know what you might learn about yourself.
Did you know that your creativity is boosted when you get dumped? Read it here in full:
Do THIS when You Get Dumped, Says Science