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How You Can Harness Your Emotions in Facing Criticisms to Achieve Success

Nov 11, 2007
Dealing with emotions can be a challenging task especially when one is facing criticisms from others for his actions or mistakes. Different people react differently when facing with such criticisms. Some tends to defend their action quickly and start blaming others. They tend to speak with a negative body language. They tend to take each criticism as a bad situation for them.

While some view the situation as a wonderful learning opportunity to grow holistically. They take responsibility to choose the bad experience as a temporary setback in pursue of their future success. They welcome feedback from others to improve themselves. They harness their emotions in criticisms and transfer it into a positive energy in motivating themselves to do better the next time to achieve their success.

Those who think positive about facing criticisms understand that the learning process is continual and they must face challenges and obstacles to achieve success. They are more than willing to step out of the comfort zone to achieve the success. They manage the risk well in the situation. They clearly understand well that criticisms are part of the learning process.

Facing criticisms can be a challenging situation that can tremendously bruise your egos and create embarrassment for yourself. However, it is through such experiences that you learn how to handle your emotions well. This is a type of situation that test of your emotional intelligence. One can learn that at the end of the experience, they can make better and effective decision making to achieve success.

Harnessing your emotions in facing criticisms to achieve success can be applied in many different situations.

For example, in areas such as building your home based business, you can learn to handle criticisms and affirm yourself that criticisms are part of your success path in such business. Transfer the criticisms and encourage yourself to use it to improve your home based business development.

Other areas such as team sports like soccer, you learn to handle criticisms and channeled it into positive thinking to do your best for your team. In individual sports, you can perform activity such as positive self talk and affirmation to overcome criticisms and be determined to achieve winning mentality in the game. One must understand that overcoming criticisms can be uncomfortable and uneasy but going through the process which enable one to grow is certainly a worthwhile experience.

One of the most important lessons in facing criticisms is to make a decision or choice in dealing with the situation effectively and make it a point to learn as much as you can from it. One way to do it is to tell yourself that you will learn something positive from such experiences. In the process,learn to stop blaming others and believe that what you decide now will determine where you will be in future. Accountability for your action in dealing with criticisms teaches you responsibility in the process of success achievements.
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