- commendation /kom-uhn-DEY-shuhn/
- reciprocity /res-uh-PROS-i-tee/
- fortify /FAWR-tuh-fahy/
- neglect /ni-GLEKT/
- musings /MYOO-zings/
[noun] – praise, or an official statement that praises someone
The hotel staff received commendation for their top-notch quality service.
[noun] – behaviour in which two people or groups of people give each other help and advantages
One of the key principles to a stronger bond with one another is reciprocity.
[verb] – to strengthen something
The recent evidence further fortifies Sandra’s claims.
[verb] – to fail to give needed care or attention to someone or something
Working is important, but please do not neglect your health.
[noun] – your thoughts or comments on something you have been thinking about carefully and for a long time
The school staff showed amusement to Keith’s musings about the educational system.
Three new studies from the psychology of offering praises uncovered that the fear of how individuals would see our words is non-existent. When people let go of that awkwardness, we would have the option to build and appreciate better relationships with family, friends, and colleagues. In Mount Royal University in Calgary’s psychology academic professor Naomi Grant’s latest investigation, individuals feel better getting and offering praises if there is a sense of reciprocity. All in all, the more people trust one great deed has the right to be repaid, the higher possibilities of others express their gratitude. This fortifies social psychology professor Vanessa Bohn’s examination that people neglect to acknowledge something little can have a major effect on others. However, the same investigation shows we rarely appreciate the power of words. In conclusion, the fear of giving compliments comes from poor social “competence;” we’re stressed over how we articulate the words appropriately.
There’s only one solution for this based on scientific research: share your kind musings. It doesn’t need anything special to show appreciation for somebody. All things considered, recognizing others or offering praises doesn’t cost anything.
- Have you felt hesitant or uncomfortable giving compliments to others? Please share.
- How would you feel if someone you barely know at work or school praises you?
- When you are at the receiving end, how do you identify that a compliment is sincere?
- Is the lack of social competence reason enough to keep us from commending others?
- How can we share our kind musings witthout feeling self-conscious?