“The nearer you go towards the light, bigger the shadow becomes.”
Same goes with the word Criticism. If you are planning to do something great and incredible, which can drop an impact on the world then you have to cross a lot of barriers and obstacles and these barriers are living bodies, called Critics and obstacles which they throw on you are coined as Criticisms.
– Wole Soyinka
We must never take these sharp criticisms so seriously. They are temporary and can be easily overcome if taken them smartly and carefully. I have seen many people in my professional as well as personal life who get carried away by these irrelevant criticisms.
Here are the simple yet very powerful tips to avoid CRITICISMS:
- Filter out negative and absorb the positive words
- Don’t concentrate on the harsh parts of critics
- Keep your mind calm and don’t get excited
- Smile when people bombard on you
- Stop thinking when critics leave your place or you leave theirs
- Change your mood and fresh up your mind
- Forget and forgive
Isn’t that simple?
Believe me, I always follow these points and no one can destroy my confidence. I simply love facing critics and as I said earlier, if taken smartly we can learn a lot from them and their harsh speeches. It builds our strength and makes us strong.
– LeBron James
Receivers are always been beneficiary than givers. Be a strong receiver and learn as much as from these negative givers and turn your life into positive.
“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.”
– Dale Carnegie
Don’t trap yourself inside the room. Open the windows of your heart and keep your mind broad and deal smartly.
Criticisms if taken wisely become blessings in disguise.