​Receiving Compliments: You Are Worthy of Praise*

​Receiving Compliments: You Are Worthy of Praise*

For many of us, it’s way easier to give a compliment, than to receive one.  I know I totally used to fall into this category.  I’ve always been able to lavish compliments upon the people around me: family, friends, my students, my co-workers, even the impatient and tired barista up the street.  But for some reason, I used to find it way easier to deflect a compliment directed toward me. Instead of a simple THANK YOU, I would say something like, “Oh, it was nothing.” or “Hey, no problem.”  

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