From Leo Babuta at Zen Habits: How do you deal with crit­i­cism? I think the first reac­tion for most of us is to defend ourselves, or worse yet to lash back. And yet, while crit­i­cism can be taken as hurtful and demor­al­izing, it can also be viewed in a posi­tive way: it is honesty, and it can spur us to do better. It’s an oppor­tu­nity to improve. · Go to How to accept crit­i­cism with grace and appre­ci­a­tion →