Learning to keep praise at arm’s length


It is so very tempting to accept other people’s praise and absorb it as though their opinion matters, but then what happens when they don’t like what you’re doing, when they don’t approve, when they throw brickbats rather than bouquets? I can’t afford to take other … Continue reading

Note to Self

Just because someone has asked me a question,
it doesn’t mean I have to engage with it.

And it most definitely doesn’t mean I have to engage with it right now.

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This kind of relates to the Someone Is Wrong on the Internet syndrome – I’ve been having to learn Continue reading