They either understand and work to change or request an explanation.
Letting go of self-protecting behaviors can lead to healthier, stronger relationships.
They WILL come knocking, so decide now how you’ll handle them.
Exploring imagination, triggers, criticism and habit, Paulette Bibeau discovers the power of thought to affect her relationship.
No matter what life throws at you, or what others may say, you are valuable.
We can’t grow without feedback, but there are helpful and hurtful ways to criticize. Trish Everett helps us understand the difference.
These underachieving teenage boys were desperate for good male role models in their lives—and I certainly didn’t fit the bill as a woman.
John Faithful Hamer on an unsatisfying criticism of Jackson Pollack.
Kindness is essential. Kindness is the building block of empathy and understanding — of not taking everything so personally. How do we think that we can voice contempt for our partner, and have a good relationship?
If isn’t meant to be helpful, then learn from it. If it’s meant to be hurtful, try not to take it to heart.
Does the sheep really care that the lion doesn’t care about his opinion, and other challenges you’ve probably never considered.
What does your inner critic say to you? Does it whisper sarcastic compliments or does it scream insults? As a writer, I have both fans and critics. It’s expected and accepted. What many writers deal with, however, is something a bit different. It’s an internal critic who is often ruthless and harsh. Imagine if all of…
Trying to get something done? Learn how to ask the right questions.
Did you just break up with someone? Chances are, it’s for one (or more) of these four reasons cited by emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry.
Ross Rosenberg makes the critical distinction between damaging criticism and constructive input.
We all fear being criticized, even ostracized, by others. Three questions to help you stay true to yourself in the face of that fear.