Honesty is the best policy, yes, but it is only brutality if not filled with compassion. What we say makes us who we are. Mind you, sugar-coating things does not help; it is the honest compassionate expressions that make a difference. These are some of the many positive things we should be saying more often if we expect to lead a positive life and spread happiness in little amounts.
“I forgive myself”:
Start with yourself. Start with staying true to yourself and not regretting and cursing yourself at every point. Self-loathing and self-doubt are the factors that make you rot mentally without you even noticing. If you want to begin a positive course, assess yourself first. Say “I forgive myself” in the mirror, while working, because actually saying it rather than feeling it makes a lot of difference.
“I prioritize you”:
One of the best ways to express your love for someone is to make them feel important. When you prioritize someone i.e. leave every other task on your to-do list and sit with them or give them your time, you are telling them in the strongest way possible that you love them. It should be done more often; the people you hold dear should be told that they are held dear. They will be all smiles and you will feel better.
“It’s okay to make mistakes”:
We make mistakes, inevitably, there is no denying that. Why emotionally upset them by expressing anger and cursing and what not? There is an easy, calm way to deal with others’ mistakes, and that is to see their point of view. We really need to follow that way, given all the negativity around us nowadays. Tell them, if they made a mistake, that it’s okay to make mistakes and that you understand. - Continue reading on next page