The other day my boss and I were talking about how difficult it is for us to accept a compliment. I don't know if it's because we were so criticized in life that a compliment seems unfamiliar and strange or that we somehow don't feel deserving of compliments, but, as with gifts, I'd rather be on the giving end. That's not to say that I don't appreciate gifts and compliments, it's more that I can sometimes feel uncomfortable in the receiving role. Apparently, I need to take a few tips from this video: How to take compliments.
Given with sincerity and the motive to be kind, compliments can make us feel good, as demonstrated in the video below:
A great scene: