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

I know in my life I have a lot of people who encourage me. If it’s in my worklife, guiding life, family, home or day to day. I’ve come to realise that encouragement can come from elsewhere, social media, on the streets etc. Being encouraged means the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope. Here’s five little things we can do to encourage someone.

Smile. Doesn’t cost much. It can mean a lot and have a positive effect on another person.


Send a letter of encouragement. When at uni I met someone who sent out letters of kindness to others who requested them. However I’ve met someone who sent their god-daughter a letter of encouragement to her when her exam season was making her feel low.


Recognise someone strength. Recognise their strengths and tell them they’ve done something well.


Share with others. Share with others, especially in the blogging world, I see this happening a lot. Others share their tips and tricks about blogging. Not all secrets like meet ups and groups is hard to come by.

Help them. In supermarkets I see this a lot by others talking and recommending products to use. I personally love this, when someone recommends a product you might have not heard of.

Five little things we can do to try and encourage the others around us.

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