Keep the example you selected yesterday in mind and role play with someone close to you how you could have handled it better using the three steps of how to distance yourself from defensiveness listed in Monday’s series post. You might be self-conscious during role playing but it’s worth persevering as this is a very effective exercise.


Who did you select to role play with and why? Did role playing help you understand how you could have handled things better? Do you feel more prepared to receive criticism in future? Please share your thoughts in the comments below to gain encouragement, insight and support from our community, we’d love to hear from you.