“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” — Norman Vincent Peale

 

Melissa’s Words of Wisdom

Boy oh boy, it feels great to receive praise! And boy oh boy, it can feel terrible to receive criticism!  However, some criticism has good intentions and is meant to be an opportunity for you to see something about yourself that you previously weren’t seeing.  It may be an opportunity for you to reach, stretch, and grow.    Sometimes it can be hard to hear and difficult to swallow, but it may just be exactly what we need to propel us to the next level.  Any time you receive criticism, stop and ask yourself, “Is there something here for me to learn from?” … “Where can I grow?”  You may be pleasantly surprised by the hidden gift!  Happy Criticism!  Remember, nothing happens until you decide to take action!  Leave a comment below about how today’s Daily Words of Wisdom impacted you and what action you’ll take.

Get out your agenda/journal for today because

It’s time to A.C.T!

The A stands for ACTION.  What inspired action will you take today?
The C stands for CHANGE.  What purposeful change will you make today?
The T stands for TEACH.  What can you teach someone else today?

Write it out. Commit to it!  Take inspired action, make purposeful changes, and teach what you have come to know with someone else who could benefit from your wisdom!!  Nothing happens until you take ACTION!

It’s time to SHARE!

Please share with us what A.C.T.s you took today as well as hear from other readers?  I encourage you to leave your experiences/testimonials, comments, and additional thoughts below.

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