The power of validation can change a life. Really. Unfortunately the power of invalidation can suck hope out of people’s lives, leaving them feeling insecure and depressed.
But we don’t want to focus on the ugly today, so let’s see how easy it is to bring positive change to others.
The Power of Validation
This 18 minute film, Validation, will make you smile, cry, and change the way you interact with people. It is one of my long time favorites. Besides, TJ Thyne is an awesome actor. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cbk980jV7Ao&version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0]
Soooo??? What do you think? Awesome, right?
What has someone said to you that left you feeling validated? Share with us in the comment section below.
“Jesus likes it when we share.” -Adelaide, age 3: Pass this along to everybody and their brother. OK, maybe not everybody’s brother, but you know . . . all of your friends would be nice.
Lucille Zimmerman discusses internal validation on her post How to Find Your True Self. If you have a teenage daughter or granddaughter, you’ll want to read this post!