How to Handle Negative Comments

Rather than lace up my boxing gloves, I chose to find the lesson in the Internet backlash. I called on a message from A Course in Miracles, "In my defenselessness my safety lies." In this video, I share my experience and the spiritual solutions I use for handling negative comments.
05/13/2013 08:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017
Young woman with finger on lips, close-up
Young woman with finger on lips, close-up

Recently I've faced negative comments on my social media feed. While my immediate response was to forgive and delete, in time my ego got the best of me. I found myself stuck in the discomfort of negativity and personal attacks from people I'd never met. I felt sad, hurt, and worst of all, defensive. But rather than lace up my boxing gloves, I chose to find the lesson in the Internet backlash. I called on a message from A Course in Miracles, "In my defenselessness my safety lies." In this video, I share my experience and the spiritual solutions I used for handling negative comments.

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