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How To Speak Out When You're Afraid Of Criticism
By Glennon Doyle Melton, O, The Oprah Magazine
When criticism is offered not to be constructive but to shut you down, file it under Junk.
FOOD & DRINK
Consider The Fork: Is Food Criticism Relevant?
There are many ways to critique an art form such as cooking, and like most art forms, the way one sees it differs from one to the other. Opinions are, with no need to repeat a vulgar idiom, commonplace. Everyone has an opinion when it comes to food, even picky four-year-olds.
When Your Inner Critic Keeps You From Happiness
Michael Weinberger is a dynamic and inspiring speaker frequent...
Here's the reality. We all have certain strengths and weaknesses, but when we stop focusing on the strengths and start to have unrealistic expectations from the weaknesses, we are destined to fail before even getting started.
Why You Should Face Your Fear And Tell Your Story
Mom first, freelance entrepreneur second with a dependency on ...
The scariest part of telling your story is the unknown. You have no way of knowing how others will read it, and what they
A Big Fat Greek World With Laughs
President Moorfield Storey Institute
I read the reviews of
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
and many were downright brutal. But, I've learned not to trust the critics and their often bitter -- sometimes jaded -- view of life and films. I've also learned critics will misstate the facts about films they dislike.
Critics RIP Into ‘Batman V Superman'
The critical reviews for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ are in...And they’re downright awful. will this hurt the movie’s opening weekend?
5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism
Chester Goad, Ed.D.
I write and speak about Leadership, Learning, and Life.
We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?
Why Do I Read My Article's Comments Section?
Writer. Advice-giver. Peanut butter and chocolate enthusiast. ...
This was huge for me. For seven years, I'd been sending out my writing, hoping someone somewhere would take notice. I'd been fortunate to be featured on some terrific websites, but none with the notoriety of Yahoo.
CULTURE & ARTS
The Next Time Someone Has Something Bad to Say About Your Work
University of Central Florida Forum
The UCF Forum is a weekly series of opinion columns presented ...
It is critical for our shows to be reviewed, and my reasons extend beyond wanting the publicity to help sell tickets. I think the university years are the most important time for actors, designers and stage managers to hear a wide variety of opinions about their work, for better or for worse.
HuffPost Live Takes On: Women Who Rock
It's an all-star lineup of some of today's most talented women in music. Check out our highlights from conversations with Linda Perry, Tori Amos and Sarah McLachlan.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
5 Keys to Dealing with Criticism in the Music Industry
Music Artist&Entertainment Manager / Marketing Professional / ...
Since criticism can come from different sources, it sometimes helps to contextualize them for perspective. Then it is possible to work through the motivations of the critic in order to handle what was said in the best way.
Jim Bob Duggar Fires Back At Critics
The patriarch on TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” is firing back at critics who called for the cancellation of his show.
(Almost) Famous Cartoonist
CULTURE & ARTS
A Critic, A Play and Do-It-Yourself Abortion
Writer-playwright on politics, culture, and ethical-moral issues
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.
, the Film, the Book, and the Ebert
Cynthia Dagnal Myron
Award-winning former reporter for the Chicago Sun Times and Ar...
Watching the film of his life, I was proud of the man on the screen and that second life he found. He was not
the man I knew, but... I really did know, somehow, back then, that the man he would become was in there, getting ready for his "close up."
Shout Out to the Haters: Addressing Some of My Favorite Negative Comments
Writer and Digital Marketer
Due to the fact that these are all random strangers I have come to find their particularly hateful comments quite humorous. They make for laughable dinner conversation with my family and therefore I thought I would share them.
Don't Be a Book Snob
Yes we need books that tackle more difficult aspects of life in a thought-provoking manner. But we also need books to make us laugh, enjoy the beauty in the world, reflect on what we are doing with our days, and try to be happier.
How to Answer Your Critics
Writer, Photographer, Overthinker
I have observed, with alarming regularity, how the comments sections of online articles become war zones. No one knows each other personally, and the facelessness gives people courage to speak their mind freely without worrying about the consequences.
What Are You Reading? (And Do I Really Care?)
Kathryn E. Livingston
Author of Yin, Yang, Yogini
How can one person love a book (or film) and the next detest it? A book may also resonate at one time but not at another. What did I see in
Catcher in the Rye
when I was 16? Not much. But at 40, I thought it was delightful.
Reader Reviews Vs. Reviewer Reviews: Is There a Difference?
Award-winning author and founder of BadRedHead Media
We don't want anyone to call our baby ugly, right?
Why Art Sucks
Writer/speaker on sex & dating and eCommerce. Creator of viral...
It blows to be misunderstood. It's shitty to not have control over how other people take your art, take your words, take your meaning. It's really annoying not being able to control other people's perception of you -- especially when your perception is that their perception is that you're weak.
Ari and Emma Review Movies They've Never Seen: The Lord of the Rings
As Ari and Emma get increasingly inebriated, they proceed to interweave the plots of movies they've never seen, across genres, spaces, and times.
WATCH: TOMS CEO Responds To Big Criticism
5 Reasons Critics Don't Matter
Spiritual Teacher & Author
For every naysayer there are 10, 100, 1,000-plus who will love the work you are putting out into the world.
How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism
The Arts & Travel & Food Journalist, Podcast Personality
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.
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