Have you ever been told, "You've got this!" by a well-meaning friend when you're facing a nerve-wracking obstacle? So vague, and is it really true? How do we know?
This article breaks down how to talk with friends that actually empowers them to move forward with confidence. Encouragement that helps someone feel more in control and that's grounded in actual fact has a lot more value than a general "You've got this."
I’m Elaine Gee-Wong and I'm a therapist with a private practice in Santa Clara, CA.
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