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How to handle criticism

23/05/2017

We’ve all come across it one time or another: criticism. When it’s positive we can handle it fine, but when it’s negative we don’t always know how to deal with it.

When I got negative comments on my work a few times in a row I decided to do research about criticism, trolls, haters, hate comments and the likes.

I’ve formed my findings in the visual article below and hopefully it will bring some perspective to you too!
And if you find yourself wanting to leave a negative comment somewhere, please think of this: it doesn’t make you look any better.

This article has been published before in Dutch. Find it on Charlie Magazine!

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8 Comments

  • Reply Nadie 23/05/2017 at 1:27 pm

    Very helpful! You just put things in perspective, and sometimes that’s just what you need 🙂

  • Reply Sarah Lynne Reul 23/05/2017 at 4:13 pm

    lovely, thank you for sharing! These are all really good points to try to remember.

  • Reply Cheese 24/05/2017 at 11:23 am

    Thanks! I’m going through a tough time and this really helps. I love your style of art too ❤

  • Reply Julie ♥ Adore (@julie_adore) 24/05/2017 at 3:09 pm

    merci Marloes :-*

  • Reply Eva 26/09/2017 at 9:44 pm

    Thanks for sharing and showing your story and your learning in that way

  • Reply Yvonne (see_love_create) 04/10/2017 at 2:02 pm

    Wow! Thank you so much for sharing this.
    I’ve been folowing you on Instagram. And kinda knew it already, but now I know for sure… you’re an amazing person! You’re honest and open and you really inspire other girls/women to accept themselves …including me😘
    Thank you for your beautiful work.
    Sending you lots of love!

    (I am always in doubt wheather I should write a commend on a post or not…thinking, why should I? Will the message come across or do they think I am weird. But then I saw a youtube on spreading positivity on the internet and not holding back any positive commends, because positivity is what builds people. So, I hope to contribute in that way… building positive walls and give positive feedback when earned. Normally, I would just stay silenced…)

  • Reply Dheannisa Ramadhani 23/11/2017 at 9:33 pm

    Thank you, thank you for give me your spirit. i have ever thought that people criticize us depends on our appears, on our abilities, on our intelligence and something like that. i have ever feel no one hear me because from in people eyes, i just nothing. but now i realize that i just need see positive opinion only to be happy and make criticize as my motivation to be better.

  • Reply Anthony Peltier 02/04/2018 at 9:00 pm

    Never easy to not be injured sometimes even if you know that by some people like to criticize a every one and everything
    Anyway good luck and good continuation

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