8 Amazing Benefits of Giving Compliments and How to Do It Well

A road to long-lasting happiness

Mutasim Billah
Jan 21 · 6 min read
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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”― Leo F. Buscaglia

1. You Learn to Shift Your Focus Out of Negativity

2. You Cultivate Gratefulness

3. You Get Confidence Boosts in Return

4. You Grow a Supportive Network

5. You Visualize Your Goals Through Others

6. You Overpower Envy

7. You Reconstruct Attention Around Yourself

8. You Find it Easier to Stay Happy

What are Good Compliments Made of?

1. Sincerity

2. Specificity

3. Curiosity

4. Reciprocity

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Mutasim Billah

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Creative Entrepreneur w/ MSc. in Economics • Personal growth, relationships, creativity, society, and mental wellness • INFJ-A + HSP • All posts: tiny.cc/22b5tz

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

Mutasim Billah

Written by

Creative Entrepreneur w/ MSc. in Economics • Personal growth, relationships, creativity, society, and mental wellness • INFJ-A + HSP • All posts: tiny.cc/22b5tz

The Ascent

A community of storytellers documenting the journey to happiness & fulfillment. Join thousands of others making the climb on Medium.

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