Monday, December 27

Disagreeable Débutante

New tricks for old dogs who are self-loathing.  When you get a compliment, it's as easy as saying thank you.  Even if you don't agree, can't you thank someone with sincerity?  Accept the light you beg to shine.  Unless of course.. you want to spend the rest of the day wondering if they thought you were too good for their compliment.

It's impossible to drown in positivity.  What are you scared of?

4 comments:

  1. I think it's the modesty and the lack of self-confidence speaking. Long time ago, I would have wondered the same when someone paid me a compliment about how sincere they are but I've learnt since to accept them graciously and feel good about getting a compliment!

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  2. I remember being taught this in Year 1 or 2 at school. We all sat in a circle, throwing a ball to each other. The person who threw you the ball had to give you a compliment and you had to say "Thank you". Which is pretty cute, in hindsight.

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  3. Merry, I'm glad you accept compliments graciously and more importantly that they make you feel good.. not highlight what you don't like!

    Frances, that *is* pretty cute, and useful. I am going to pass this on to my teacher friend :D

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  4. This is a lesson I still have to learn - thank you for the sage advice, oh busty one!

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