As most of us have experienced in our life, we all have been exposed to criticism. Our immediate response often is defence. However, I have learned to slow down and say to myself, “What can I learn from this?”
David Geurin posted the following about criticism, “We may not agree with our critics, but we can almost always learn from them. So listen carefully, stay curious, and avoid becoming defensive when you face criticism.
Ask yourself,”How can I use this experience to my benefit in the future?”
I believe that criticism is most beneficial for us since it gives us the opportunity to grow without costing us anything but time and forward thinking.