Criticism is unavoidable. Sometimes we take being criticized with good grace, other times it stings, and sometimes both are true. Here are some tips for accepting criticism, learning what you can from it, and moving on....
Is it stuck?
Let It Flow
I think there are five key things we can do inside ourselves to be happier, stronger, wiser, and more loving this year:
Drop the stone
Let it flow
Learn as you go
“Us” all “thems”
My previous JOT explored the...
What’s your sense of peace?
Enjoy four kinds of peace.
“Peace” can sound merely sentimental or clichéd (“visualize whirled peas”). But deep down, it’s what most of us long for. Consider the proverb: The highest happiness is peace.
Not a peace inside that ignores pain in oneself or...
Are you exaggerating sticks while downplaying carrots?
Wake up to good news.
"Tell the truth." It's the foundation of science, ethics, and relationships.
But we have a brain that evolved to tell lies to help us survive. As I've written before, over several hundred million years...