In this age of mass media we can often get critiqued for things we’ve put on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. This can be hurtful and not good for your sense of well-being. But instead of retaliating, which can often prolong the debate, why not turn it around and thank the person for their comments – everyone is entitled to their opinion right? Then you could explain briefly what you meant if you wish to but remember you don’t have to engage in the debate.
If you can, find something positive in what they’ve said. Maybe you can learn from it. We don’t know everything and what might be right for you could be antagonistic to another.
If you find this impossible then it could be that it’s stirring muddy water.
Criticism often triggers negative self-beliefs so it might be useful to take a look at what that is and whether it’s holding you back in anyway. If criticism is hard for you to deal with and you find this happens frequently it really might need some investigation. Not being able to accept criticism or being continuously triggered by it is not good for your well-being so please do get some help to resolve this for your own benefit, to help your self-confidence and self-worth.
How do you deal with criticism you encounter? Do you have a tried and tested method? Do let us know as often we learn from each other’s useful tips. And if you find you need some assistance in dealing with any triggers please do get in touch.
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