Liberace to a critic: “Thank you for your very amusing review. After reading it… I laughed all the way to the bank.”
As you can guess I’ve had criticism coming in and it hurts! But then its a sign that people are reading and reacting..
oh so strongly! The only way to avoid criticism is to do nothing at all. I tend to agree with the movie lines which say that the greatest piece of junk has more value than the critic who judges it!
http://janifranck.co.uk/an-artists-guide-to-dealing-with-put-downs-and-critics/ gives some great tips on dealing with criticism and http://heartifb.com/2013/05/16/how-to-cope-with-criticism-5-tips-for-handling-negative-remarks/ is specific to the problems of blogging and of negative remarks.
http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130415141505-36052017-how-to-respond-to-criticism-part-2-dance applies the principles of Aikido and sees criticism as an invitation to dance