There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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Guy Winch Ph.D.
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Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts.