More Than Words: 6 Impacts of Positive Words of Encouragement

Mental Health Louisville
5 min readMay 11, 2022

by Katie Pierce

When it comes to our mental health, positive words of encouragement have a powerful effect on us. We all crave validation, especially from the ones that matter to us. Even simply telling praise to yourself in the mirror as part of your self-care ritual can change how you think.

Our words are powerful and positive encouragement can resonate with someone throughout their lives. Here are the 6 impacts of positive words and how they can change lives.