Don’t Judge yourself by other’s criticism
Once upon a time there was a painter who had just completed his course. He took 3 days and painted beautiful scenery. He wanted people’s opinion about his caliber and painting skills.
He put his creation at a busy street-crossing. And just down below aboard which read –
While he came back in the evening to collect his painting he was completely shattered to see that whole canvass was filled with Xs(crosses) and some people had even written their comments on the painting.
Disheartened and broken completely he ran to his master’s place and burst into tears.
This young artist was breathing heavily and master heard him saying”I’m useless and if this is what I have learnt to paint I’m not
worth becoming a painter. People have rejected me completely. I feel like dying”
“Gentlemen, I have painted this piece. Since I’m new to this profession I might have committed some mistakes in my strokes etc. I have put a box with colors and brushes just below. Please do a favor. If you see a mistake, kindly pick up the brush and correct it.”
Master and disciple walked back home.
They both visited the place same evening. Young painter was surprised to see that actually there was not a single correction done so far.Next day again they visited and found painting remained untouched.They say the painting was kept there for a month for no correction came in!
Moral >> It is easier to criticize, but DIFFICULT TO IMPROVE!
So don’t get carried away or judge yourself by someone else’s criticism and feel depressed…JUDGE YOURSELF! YOUR ARE YOUR BEST JUDGE!!!