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24 Small Phrases To Make a BIG Positive Impact

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Remember the first time that you heard mama or dada uttered in a baby’s voice? If you didn’t have children of your own then maybe there was a time that you heard just your name spoken by a little one. I bet you smiled.


As adults maybe it would be good to go back and focus on small words and phrases that create positive reactions for us and others.

Heart hand in the sunshine for 24 small phrases that make a big positive impact

When we practice small things, it can give us the power to grow and experience the good in each other. Hey – it’s simple and it’s free.


Here’s a list of small phrases that I have been trying to use more often. It’s been rewarding to see how the words work.

24 Small Phrases To Make a BIG Positive Impact

  • I love you.
  • Thank you.
  • Excuse me.
  • I care.
  • You are special.
  • Good morning.
  • How are you?
  • That was very nice.
  • I understand and admire your courage.
  • Your smile is like sunshine.
  • You have such a good listening ear.
  • The things you do are important.
  • You did a great job.
  • We can do this together.
  • You inspire me by trying.
  • I appreciate you.
  • Your sharing makes a difference.
  • You were missed when you were gone.
  • You have brought joy into my life.
  • You can do it.
  • I noticed your kind deed.
  • I enjoyed being with you.
  • You are never alone.
  • You touched my heart.

Yes, small words can carry the power to inspire, and bring hope, joy, and encouragement to others. Then the positive effects come back to us. 

I will ask you to join me in a review of small phrases that we can use to create harmony, peace, and love in our Baby Boomer journey of life. You can do it. It is okay. We taught our children. Now, let’s not forget the importance and the positive power of small words. It is up to you. It is never too late.


What other words can we add and practice that are small but very powerful?

Originally published October 09, 2023


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