The Cycle of Criticism

When we criticize others, we open ourselves up to criticism.  We set ourselves up against an impossible standard.  As soon as we, ourselves, make a mistake, which will inevitably happen, our own words and attitudes toward others become ammunition to be used against us.  No one is perfect.  We all have flaws and make mistakes.  … Continue reading The Cycle of Criticism

On Friction For Growth

Two of our greatest teachers are failure and criticism, and improvement requires that we be open to both. None of us is truly objective with regards to ourselves. We cannot see everything about who we are, how we behave, and what affect we have on the world around us. This is especially true when things … Continue reading On Friction For Growth

Criticism Is A Gift

Seize upon every opportunity for improvement. In every relationship, whether platonic, romantic, or professional, inevitably, some aspect of our character or behavior will come into question as needing improvement. No one is perfect. We all have things, whether they be personality or performance based, that we can, and even should, improve upon for the sake … Continue reading Criticism Is A Gift