Say ‘Thank you’ instead! - Deepstash
Say ‘Thank you’ instead!

Say ‘Thank you’ instead!

So instead of saying, "I’m sorry I’m talking so much", you can say, "Hey, thank you for listening."

Instead of saying, "I’m sorry for running late," you can say, "Thank you for waiting for me."

It’s so much more empowering; it makes us feel better about ourselves. And it makes the other person feel valued too. So, it’s a win-win.

And the same thing goes when we’re receiving compliments. Don’t just downplay or brush off compliments; just accept them and say, ‘Thank you’.


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