Does destructive criticism affect you to a severe degree, which is why you have always felt the need to have thick skin, but are unable to do so? If you’re someone who grapples with a harsh internal critic, you know how powerful that force can be.
The good news is that with a bit of introspection and hard work, it is possible to change that voice, or at least learn to live peacefully with it.
But just as essential as taming your internal voice is protecting yourself from the potential harm of external critics. Being surrounded by those who don’t support you or often put you down can exacerbate your already punishing self-talk.Read more on themindsjournal.com