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Criticism

How Do You Handle Criticism?

Mike Robbins | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I've received some criticism in the past couple of weeks in a few different situations. This has caused me to step back and reflect on how I handle c...

Guide to Mothers Raising Teenage Daughters

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

realistically, she wants to be separate from her mother physically and emotionally most of the time. She's a teenager who wants her own identity. So how do you focus your motherhood to maintain a solid relationship with your growing teenage daughter?

What if Your Most Confident Critics Are Mostly Irrelevant?

Lacey Johnson | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Lacey Johnson

We must resist the urge to focus our eyes on 'the other guy,' for comparison is like a thief in the night. It may seem innocent, but it will rob you of energy needed to sustain the race, it will drain your fuel, it will distract you, frighten you and eventually cripple you. There is plenty of room for everyone's completed mission.

How to Deal With the Haters

Catriona Pollard | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Moving into the spotlight takes courage. You raise your head above others and sometimes people will want to knock you back down.

How To Handle Criticism Like A Pro

Greatist | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Greatist

To succeed in life, both personally and professionally, it's important to take criticism in stride. Being able to hear people's opinions can improve our relationships, academic performance and job satisfaction. Here's how to handle what others have to say without shedding a tear.

The Best Way to Deal With Criticism

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Many of my clients deal with fear of criticism. I see it in several aspects of their lives. At work people fear criticism from their managers and co...

Why Some People Hate Everything

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregory Ciotti

There's only one way to avoid criticism: Say and do nothing. If you aren't coming across critics, you're not headed in the right direction. Any worth...

Criticisms I've Faced Because I'm Engaged In My Early Twenties

Elizabeth C. Medlin | Posted 06.05.2015 | Weddings
Elizabeth C. Medlin

I think a lot of people have misconceptions about women who get engaged in their early twenties, but it's the best decision I've ever made.

Between Us Friends...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Stop Subtweeting, Start Engaging

Alex Lyman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Alex Lyman

By using feminism and the female community as a way to seek and give support, we are creating our own circumstances for success. We could empower a woman to find the cure for breast cancer, completely shatter the glass ceiling and have our first female president. It's up to us.

America's Tendency to Transform Athletes into Villians: Johnny Manziel

Steven Petite | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
Steven Petite

The real problem lies in the fact that not only have people criticized this young man for his mistakes made during his development period as a person, not as a quarterback, but they have taken shots at him for trying to better himself.

5 Steps To Managing Self-Doubt

Brittany Policastro | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brittany Policastro

Over the last 12 years of teaching yoga and facilitating trainings, I have been able to hone my tools of consciousness. It is these tools I wish to share with you today. Some are simple, some need to be practiced and some you are most likely already doing.

6 Ways to Immediately Deal With Criticism

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Criticism. It happens to the best of us. And strangely, it often happens to people with the most integrity. Criticism. Harsh. Cold. Even surprisin...

Failure and Criticism Can 'Mean' You're a Pro: What I've Learned From Steven Pressfield and Taylor Swift

Isa Adney | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Isa Adney

In whatever you're doing, model Taylor and don't stop moving. Don't let the mean people take a second of your time. Focus it on the great work you're doing and the things you're pursuing, and then focus on doing them really well.

Be Careful of Monday Morning Quarterbacking

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What we often fail to see is that it is easy to second guess someone else (or ourselves) when failure happens. For example, if Russell Wilson had completed that pass, many people would have thought Pete Carroll and his offensive coordinator were geniuses.

Stop Criticizing and Start Creating

Paul Perkins | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

For every creator there are a thousand critics. No wonder. It's easier to criticize than create. Actually, it's really hard to create. It takes time and energy and creativity and focus and discipline. And it's scary.

The Best Way to Handle Negative Criticism in the Office or Beyond

Quora | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Quora

The best way to handle criticism depends on the type of criticism. And who it's coming from.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Cautious Criticism: Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You

Laura Stack | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

No matter how talented you are, no matter how popular or dedicated, all it takes is one poorly worded comment or complaint spoken in the wrong place or to the wrong person to torpedo your job.

4 Strategies to Handle Criticism Well

Todd Kashdan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

Let's accept a fact -- not all criticism is valid. Do not let your brain fool you. Just because words are published online does not mean they hold any merit. Here are four strategies to handle criticism well.

Happiness Can Be Learned

Cindy Tansin | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

To some degree, being happy was something I worked at, but I would have to call it a labor of love. In reality, I learned. I learned how to be happy. I learned how not to be unhappy, and I want to share that with you.

'Alaskan Bush People' Indictments? So What? Reality TV Fakers Know No Bounds

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

Once there was fact, and then there was fiction, and finally along came something called reality TV to marry the two into some new, bastardized product one might just call bizzarotainment.

3 New Words for 'Whore'

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Despite the sexual liberation movement, despite shows like Sex and the City, despite all the progress we've made, we're still saddled with a word rooted in "prostitute" and "harlot" to describe being sexually free.

How To Criticize Your Kids Without Ruining Their Self-Esteem

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

The best praise is focused on a child's effort, not the child's traits, as I wrote in "Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Give Up." The same is true of criticism.

A Critic, A Play and Do-It-Yourself Abortion

Carla Seaquist | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

When the lead theatre critic of the nation's newspaper of record, The New York Times, extols a play about do-it-yourself abortion, three things become clear: the poverty of contemporary criticism, the poverty of contemporary drama, and the weakness of liberalism's argument for choice.