I can recommend an article by Eric Baker:
This Is How To Rewire Your Brain For Happiness: 4 Secrets From Research. Especially the "Cognitive Therapy 101" part. You can learn the foundational ideas and practices of CBT that will help you when receiving any feedback.
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While researching I've found a new Human givens theory
The amygdala can hold on to emotional memories and impressions that have never come to full awareness.