When possible, give SPECIFIC compliments. Not simply “You look so pretty!” or “You’re so smart!”
Use carefully - selected adjectives. Give examples. Tell what particular aspect of the person you admire at that moment.
Those are the compliments that are going to stick. Those are things people remember.
your life is worth living even if you’re “not doing anything”
your life is worth living even if you are “letting life pass you by”
your life is worth living even if you stay in bed all day every day watching netflix
you don’t have to be big, beloved, important, beautiful, wealthy or famous
there is dignity in just being
it is ok to be
you merely have to be