'Why's everybody always pickin' on me?' So sang The Coasters in the '50s and The Bloodhound Gang, more recently. The words suggest defensiveness, but they don't imply that an assertive stand is about to be taken. If you sense that you're on the receiving end of unwanted criticism, try not to see it as intimidating or bullying. You may be receiving the right kind of attention in some way. View your free weekly destiny video.