Learning to Accept a Compliment

Accepting a compliment can be just plain awkward. Should you tell them that you they are really pretty too? Should you blush humbly and wave away their compliment? Should you smile and say, “Thanks, but I haven’t washed my hair in three days!”

Learning to accept a compliment is a life skill that is important in conveying self confidence and necessary for daily interactions. I am currently reading “Year of Yes” by Shonda Rhimes (writer of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal), in which, in one chapter, she tackles the idea of what it means to be able to accept a compliment. … Read More