Attacks on your image, reputation, and things you care for most are to be expected in life. The work you do and the actions you take will make some happy, someone proud, and others angered. A well-timed attack on you by an enemy can often separate itself from facts. What’s true is often what the audience perceives truth to be. If an enemy of yours does a good-enough job of dressing painful falsehoods are the truth, then the things you care for may very well be on their path towards destruction.
These words are for people who have already tried to prevent, attempted to use reason, and exhausted their abilities to control potential damage.
Attacks from others present themselves as gossip, blackmail, and other forms of tarnishing schemes. The scenario of your reputation falling through is scary because you slowly begin to lose control of the public’s perception about you. As if stuck in a nightmare, people begin turning against you quickly, while everything you say or do serves to play against your case of exclaiming innocence.
Situations of your reputation being targeted are to do with perception and control. Perception cannot be controlled fully, and you should prepare yourself for the frustrating feelings of not being able to control the thoughts of others as they pertain to you. However, control of the attack itself can always be snatched from those attacking you.This article aims to shed a light on the battle of control in a situation where your reputation is being targeted and actively destroyed.
Destroying What’s Being Used As Leverage for Attacks Against You
This is tricky advice to give without knowing the specifics of certain situations. However, the mindset of letting go of things you care for is critical in regaining control in defensive situations. Be willing to let go of things people try to blackmail you over. Let go of things people dangle in front of you in an effort to persuade you, and let go of your needs as they pertain to the perception of those around you. Be willing to destroy what your enemies use as leverage for attacks against you. Doing this will place the control they have over you back into your hands. Even though their attempt at destroying you may entail an embarrassing truth coming out into public view, you must always capable of exposing yourself before your attackers expose you.
The war you find yourself within will come down to one of control if you find yourself losing a series of consecutive battles, and you must not lose the battle of control.
The Battle of Control
The battle of control is a final measure of courage which the world will judge you by. Allowing your attackers to dominate you in a manner which you are left without any sort of control in will result in utter devastation. Even if they have won every single battle on their way to exposing secrets about you, tarnishing your image, and ruining your reputation; you must do it before them. The final act of regaining control over the situation despite the truths that are brought to light will be your only beacon of hope in recovering from these attacks going forward.
Your act of regaining control by willing to destroy what you care for most will serve to defeat your attackers and prevent your own moral defeat. It will lead to a series of events which prevent the recurrence of those attacks. In a sense, you are making an investment for the future when you blow their plan up from within.
Practice visualizing destroying the things you care for most in life and always be prepared to be attacked by those who leverage everything you love against you. Going over your mental state of mind should those events transpire is critical in increasing the likelihood of your survival during these most desperate times.