Cheryl Strayed, brilliant as ever. Pair with Vi Hart on how to tame trolls and Amanda Palmer on the vulnerability of sharing your art online.
One of the the most important things I’ve learned in 7 years of doing what I do is that it’s infinitely easier to be a critic than a celebrator, and infinitely less rewarding. To understand and be understood, those are among life’s greatest gifts, and it helps to remember that every interaction is an opportunity to exchange them – or to rob another human being of them.
And, if all else fails, here’s how to say something nice about someone’s work when you have nothing nice to say.
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