5 WHAT’S A RECENT COMPLIMENT SOMEONE GAVE YOU THAT CAME AS A PLEASANT SURPRISE?
Compliments offer you a chance to enjoy a side of yourself that you might have unintentionally buried, so it’s important not to brush them off. “We make judgements about ourselves early on, so other people often have a truer picture for us,” says Borchard.
If you are unsure, ask for a second opinion from a close friend who’ll give you an honest opinion. “If multiple people see a positive quality, it has a real presence in your personality,” says Britten. “Nurturing it will exhilarate you.”