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Dealing With Criticism

How To Handle Criticism From Those Closest To You

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

There has been so much name-calling, character assassination, and vitriol in this election season, that it has made me wonder if we'll be able to heal our friendships when we have a new president in the White House.

How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism

Erika Finn | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Erika Finn

Have you ever let the judgment of others affect your confidence in your decisions and throw you off track? Here's some thoughts on what to do if this ever happens to you.

How to Deal With Criticism

Tara Marino | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Tara Marino

Have you ever been criticized? Here's what to do when it happens...

My Harshest Critic: How a Blistering Review of My First Book Silenced the Critic Within

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Books
Maureen Anderson

Rejections still hurt, and I'm still at the mercy of the person reviewing my latest pitch. Maybe it will sell, maybe it won't. I'm not the only one writing my life story, of course. But like a true journalist, I'll keep experimenting... and reporting back on the results.

Why You Should Never Defend, Explain Or Justify

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Why do some people seem to be forever defending, explaining or justifying themselves? Do you enjoy being around this person? Are you one yourself?

Would You Rather Criticize, Complain or Create?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The next time you find yourself complaining, ask yourself, "What difference can I make that requires no one's permission other than my own?" The same question can be asked of someone who is complaining to you.

Dealing With Criticism: A Guide For Brilliant Women

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

When criticism threatens to silence your voice, ask yourself: What am I making this criticism mean? What other interpretations are available to me? Then ask yourself, what belief that I hold about myself is this criticism touching upon?