When you learn how to accept compliments, you appear confident, humble and open. And yet, most people resist compliments and downplay themselves. It’s time to reprioritize the art of accepting compliments, which in turn, will empower you to be more generous in the compliments you give – to others and to yourself. This podcast will give you 20 practical and humbly confident answers you can say the next time you receive a compliment.
And some crazy things that our brain does when we are complimented…
Trish is so relatable yet aspirational. Her nuggets of wisdom are just what I need.
It directly impacts your perceived confidence and how you carry yourself.
The more others see you at ease with yourself, the more you will internalize your own interpretation of that as well.
You’ll break some of the patterns of fixed mindset that are keeping you stuck.
Practice active appreciation
Ground yourself in gratitude
Break perfectionistic tendencies
Downplaying / false humility doesn’t serve anyone
Reframe compliments as little jewels
Practice giving out more compliments – understand their power (when’s the last time you had a good one? How did it change your day? Your sense of self?)
Criticism is just an opinion.
Allow people to have opinions.
Don’t be so alarmed.
What happens when we are criticized:
-We feel shame / embarrassment
-We go to a place of self-righteousness, alarm and pride
-We puff up and react (through inaction, over-reaction or behind-your-back action)
-We victimize ourselves
#483: (Feb 2022): Self-Validation: The Art of Not Needing Other People to Tell You “Good Job”
#481 (Feb 2022): Enoughness: How to Feel Enough and Increase Your Self-Worth
Forbes Article: How to Appear More Confident Than You Feel for When it Counts the Most
If you’ve ever downplayed yourself, or minimized an achievement, or perhaps feel like you’re playing small with the real potential that you know God has placed inside of you, then this podcast episode is for you. This coaching podcast explores how break this self-sabotaging and self-critical habit that’s not only making you feel “not enough,” but is keeping you from showing up fully and shining brightly with your life.
Hi trish! I just wanted to thank you for your most recent podcast. I have certainly learned a lot since I first found your podcast but I’m definitely not where I want to be. So naturally there is some negative self talk. This podcast just reassured me that being hard on myself Is a choice and I have the power to choose not to. Thanks for reminding me that I am great, during every step of the journey:))