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Let's discuss the power of words: Top ten helpful phrases

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We recently asked our community members and Facebook fans to share some of the encouraging words and phrases that have helped them, or a loved one, get through each day.

Here’s a top ten list of helpful phrases, compiled from their responses:
  1. Sometimes all you can control in life is how you respond
  2. Let me know if there’s anything you need
  3. It’ll be okay
  4. One day at a time
  5. I’m here for you
  6. You’re definitely not alone
  7. If you want me to take the kids for the day while you rest/recover from surgery/whatever...
  8. You deserve breaks, whatever you need to do for yourself!
  9. You’ve been through a lot and you inspire me
  10. You've got this

What words or phrases helped you or a loved one? Comment below, or join the discussion here



The only thing that really means anything in life is the people you know and the people you help. Everything else is dust in the wind.
  • Posted Sun 06 Nov 2016 10:40 PM EST
I don't know what happened but I just deleted Maddy's precious comment and my own. So sorry! But Maddy I have the very same text in a brown frame I bought when I was on chemo. I truly believe God can turn the impossible into possible! Sending you a hug.and God bless!
  • Posted Tue 21 Jul 2015 10:54 PM EDT

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