November 23


How to Deal with Criticism and Use it to your Advantage

By Peter Julian

November 23, 2019

Criticism naturally incites negative emotions in us, but with knowledge and practice, we can turn criticism into a positive experience. A key requirement is to be able to differentiate between hate, and those offering opportunity and insight into your improvement. Having a strong sense of self-worth, and self-esteem will allow for learning and growth. Try to take a step back and respond carefully to the criticism, not emotionally react. Don’t let it ruin your mood-take every critique as a potential lesson!

Key Takeaways:

  • Criticism makes some people angry and defensive, while others blame themselves and become less motivated.
  • You have to learn how to detach yourself from criticism before you can stop taking it personally.
  • Learn how to tell the difference between someone who is offering constructive criticism and a hater.

“There are very few people who take criticism for what it is – and those are the truly secure ones”

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