How to Stop Taking Things Too Personally

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Why do we do this?

Let’s get an obvious caveat out of the way. Almost everything is personal.

When this happens, you find it hard to receive constructive criticism, feedback, and even everyday interactions become strained.

How to not take things so personally at work

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1. Establish boundaries

Ask yourself: how much will this matter in a year?

2. Use simple questions to stop the negative spiral that leads to taken things too personally.

To prevent this, become more conscious of how you’re using your energy throughout the day.

How to not take things so personally in relationships (romantic, friendship, family)

3. Are you making stuff up?

4. Stop fueling the fire

5. Want one more powerful tip to stop taking things too personally?

Try it. It works.

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