"Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is."-Jackson Pollock, American painterThe phone call informing me about my terminated position caught me off guard. My boss worked from an out of state office and couldn't meet in-person to deliver the news. As I listened to him describe the decision and its circumstances, my throat grew … Continue reading How To Artfully Receive Negative Feedback
So what this comes down to is this: Did we get disappointed with ourselves in any way this week? Good. Did we learn something new or remember something we forgot as a result? Great.
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Research says yes. Sorry, if you thought you were a positive person.... It’s called negativity bias. It’s sourced from a region of our brain that formed eons ago when when we roamed the Earth scanning for any sign of physical threat in order to survive.
Failure is such a taboo word in our culture. But when we’re making changes in our lives, we're certain to fail as we try different strategies. The good news is every failure is a reason to celebrate! Why? Because it gives you a direct experience of what doesn’t work. It’s an excellent way to get clarity.