“You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thought you’d experience. You have rejection and you have learn how to deal with that and how to get up the next day and go on with it.”–Taylor Swift
You need all the compliments you can get and please let them be well preserved in your head. However, make sure they are genuine and pure as flattery is another shade of criticism that needs to be attacked. The best way to get accolades is by constantly adding value.