Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 2)

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Today we are going to start with #20 on the list and work our way all the way up to #1.

#20 on the list is:

Thank you

It can be very easy for us to take other people for granted.  Sometimes it is people’s jobs to serve us so we don’t feel it is important that we thank them.

It is very important.  It is important that we thank people for the things that they do for us.  The things people do that make our lives a little bit easier.

If roles were reversed, and we were helping someone else out, we would want to be thanked, so we should show that same courtesy to them.

Can you imagine how much nicer this world would be if people would say “thank you” more often?  People would feel more appreciated and that in turn would build people’s confidence and self-esteem.  It might even eliminate the need for counselors.

If you really want to put it over the top, smile at the person when you tell them “thank you.”  A smile always seems to brighten someone else’s day.  If you can brighten someone’s day, it may make them more likely to brighten up someone else’s day and you can start a chain reaction.  Pretty cool huh?

So our assignment for this week is to try to use the word “thank you” several times throughout the week.  Whenever someone does something for you, make it a point to thank them for it.  Pay attention to people’s responses as you do this.  You might get some pretty amazing reactions.

About wmarsau

Most of the people who visit this blog already know me so it is kind of pointless to try to describe my life in this short little blurb. What is the purpose of this blog is the question. Over the course of this last year I have been exposed to some amazing people and have made personal development an important focus of my life. Being successful, not by the world's standards, but by God's has become my main focus. Mainly, I want to work to develop myself as a person who is kinder, reaches out to help those in need, and truly makes a difference in this world. To this end I am constantly reading and am exposed to so many differnet things along the way. These have been amazing and it is helping me grow so much. Then I started to think, "Why am I being so selfish?" You need to share with others these amazing things you are learning and being exposed to. That is where this blog comes into play. As I am reading and experiencing things that are truly amazing and life changing, I will be posting them on this blog. Obviously, I will not be able to post everything in it's entirity, but I will be summarizing them and letting you know the source of the article or book they come from so you can check them out later if you wish. I want this blog to be a place where you can go to often and be inspired and leave here with a smile on your face. I will be covering all kinds of different topics dealing with success and personal development. Topics like taking action, relationships, living to your potential, reinventing yourself, finances, leadership, presenting, goal setting, time management, etc. I will also be occasionally including topics on cooking, music, and gardening because they are special interests of mine. As a little disclaimer, I have given my life to the Lord and he is #1 in my life. I am his servant and everything I do in life is for his glory. With that being said, religion influences all areas of my life. There will be references to God in this blog because I can't seperate God from this or any other area of my life. I want you to know that if you do not believe in God, that is fine. That is your choice. This blog is open to anyone who wants to better their life. I will not be trying to influence or pressure anyone into having a relationship with the Lord from this site. Please don't feel uncomfortable. You can just read the portions of the blog that you wish to. I am inviting you to go on a journey with me. We will learn together to be the kind of people we were designed to be. Anyone can make a difference in this world, but it starts%
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