Encouragement: showing appreciation and support for the talents, dreams, efforts, and accomplishments of others.- Steve Brunkhorst

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me and I may not like you. Ignore me and I may not forgive you. Encourage me and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

William Arthur Ward

Affirmation: Today I will offer loving encouragement.


Only as high as I can reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.

Karen Ravn

Affirmation: Today I will reach farther, seek longer, look deeper, and dream bigger!


Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

Benjamin Spock

Affirmation: Today I will listen to my own heart.


Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Affirmation: Today I will be a cheerleader.


You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.

Jim Stoval

Affirmation:  Today will be helpful and encouraging.


Go for the moon, if you donít get it, youíll still be heading for a star.

Willis Reed

Affirmation:  Today I will shoot for the moon.


Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.

Robert Martin

Affirmation: Today I will  check in with my friends and family.


One word or a pleasing smile is often enough to raise up a saddened and wounded soul

Therese of Lisieux

Affirmation: Today I will smile more.


There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.

Katharine Butler Hathaway

Affirmation: I will offer encouragement to my friends.


Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.

Elizabeth Harrison

Affirmation: I will change the world by encouraging others.

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.

Author Unknown

Affirmation: I will give encouragement as freely as praise.


Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that you never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.

George Adams.

Affirmation:  I will never miss the opportunity to give encouragement!


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