Encouragement

Tony Benn used to say that the role of senior people in society was to encourage. I don’t think there as a truer phrase, but I think it’s true for all of us.

A kind word here, a compliment there, I think it all goes some way to telling somebody that, whatever effort they just made, it is appreciated.

That’s all. I’ve got no parable behind this, it’s just a mantra I try to live by.

Author: Stroke Survivor UK

Designed and developed IT systems for banks, but had a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Returned to developing from home, and have since released a couple of apps. I split my time between this and voluntary work. I am married, with a grown-up, left-home child.

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