Words Matter: Compliments NOT About Appearance

I saw this the other day (see sources from which it was modified below) and I found it to be excellent:

Compliments that aren't about physical appearance

1) You are really funny.
2) I like your voice.
3) You’re strong.
4) I think your ideas/beliefs matter.
5) I’m so happy you exist.
6) More people should be listening to what you have to say.
7) You’re a very warm hearted person.
8) It’s nice seeing such kindness.
9) You’re very down to earth.
10) You have a beautiful soul.
11) You inspire me to become a better person.
12) Our conversations bring me a lot of joy.
13) It’s good to see someone care so much.
14) You’re so understanding.
15) You matter a lot to me.
16) You’re important, even if you don’t think so.
17) You’re intelligent.
18) Your passion is contagious.
19) Your confidence is refreshing.
20) You restore my faith in humanity.
21) You’re great at being creative.
22) You’re so talented at ____.
23) I don’t get tired of you the way I get tired of other people.
24) You have great taste in ___.
25) I’m happy I met you.
26) I wish more people were like you.
27) You’re empowering.

Source(s) from which the above was modified slightly: expresswithsilence, coffeepotbager

We all understand the power and beauty of our words.  We also understand the potential harm they can cause.  Sometimes, even when you mean to say something positive, if all you focus on is a person's physical looks, it can seem like you don't truly understand/ appreciate/ love/ value the person.  Making an effort to go beyond compliments of physical appearance can demonstrate your feelings to the other person.  A thoughtful, sincere word could be the everyday gesture needed to improve the day and express your praise and appreciation of him/ her.

What are some you can add to make the people in your life feel great and know how much you care?

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