“The Power of Words: Introduction”
“Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” ….. that’s a quote we’ve all heard, and probably also have realized isn’t necessarily true.
Words carry weight. They can create impressions, images, and expectations. Words build psychological connections. They influence how we think. Since thoughts determine actions, there must be a connection between the words we use and the results we get.
With adoption, whether you are a family in the process or a post adoption process family, speaking positively can set the tone. Over the next couple of weeks we are going to talk about some of the things to do, to avoid, and to perhaps make a part of your everyday life. Creating a culture and home of positivity for your spouse, and your children is a prime step in molding the adult they will grow into.