Want to Feel More Positive? Learn to Give Genuine ComplimentsNone By Margaret Manning
Giving a genuine compliment is an amazing positivity boost! But compliments are not only good for the recipients—they’re good for the people who give them as well. When you go out of your way to say something nice and give thoughtful praise to another person, it amplifies your self-confidence and nourishes your self-esteem.
You can make someone’s day by sharing your positivity in the form of a genuine compliment. Telling someone, with a smile, that they have beautiful eyes, or that the color they are wearing suits them, will also increase and enhance your own sense of well-being.
The act of giving compliments creates a virtuous circle. Telling someone that they have made a positive impact on your life, or that you admired the way they handled a situation, is a powerful gift. You reinforce their value in the world, while strengthening your relationship.
Compliments make other people feel good and make others want to be around you. In fact, giving compliments is a form of leadership and influence, because people love to be around positive people, and will be more likely to follow your example and listen to your ideas.
Be a source of positivity and happiness in the lives of others. Everything you give will come back to you many times over. Take a few moments to think about the last time someone gave you a genuine compliment—and not just a casual compliment, but a genuine piece of specific, thoughtful praise. How did it make you feel?
Compliments don’t just make other