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"Settle down and try to remember why we call you Lefty."
Tags:pitcher, pitchers, catcher, catchers, baseball, baseballs, sport, sports, lefty, lefties, left handed, support, supporter, supporters, supporting, supportive, pep talk, encouragement, encourage, encouraging, calming, calm down, settle down, reminder, reminding, baseball mitt, wrong hand, right hand, right handed, left hand, strong hand, dominant hand, friends, friend, teammate, teammates, team, teams, competition, competitive, game plan, coach, coaches, athlete, athletes, athletic, ball, ballpark, meeting on the mound, meetings on the mound, southpaw, forget, forgets, forgetting, forgetful
"If you've got it, you've got it."
"Don't laugh whatever you do don't laugh … Don't even smile!" "Drat! That usually works."
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, shrink, shrinks, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, patient, patients, mental health, smile, smiles, smiling, cheering up, cheer up, encourage, encouraging, depression, depressed, sad
"Get with it, love! Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops."
Tags:morning, mornings, monday, mondays, wake up, waking up, coffee, coffees, caffeine, caffeinated, morning routine, morning routines, encourage, encouraging, encouragement, poem, poems, poetry, shakespeare, william shakespeare, quote, quotes, famous quotes, play, plays, theater, famous quote, romeo and juliet
'Don't be discouraged. Do it over. Monitor the results for three months. Then, to be sure, do it again for another three months. Record your findings. Write your paper.'
Why did the chicken cross the road?
Tags:why did the chicken cross the road, joke, jokes, chicken, chickens, bird, birds, animal, animals, cross the road, crossing the road, road, sidewalk, sidewalks, path, paths, pathway, pathways, roads, pressure, push, encourage, encouragement, nervous, afraid, scared, scary, fear, proud, anxious, trying new things, fear of the unknown, trying something new, try something new, bystander, bystanders
"You know what I think – if the shoe exists, buy it."
Tags:shoe, shoes, shoe lover, shoe collector, shoe lovers, shoe collectors, shopaholic, shopping addict, shopping, shoe shopping, shoe shop, shoe store, shoe shops, shoe stores, bad advice, advice, encouragement, encourage, egg on, egging on, gender stereotype, stereotypical woman, stereotypical women, fashion, fashion lover, fashionista
'I think his hand's getting sore.'
Tags:box, boxes, boxing, boxed, boxer, boxers, punch, punches, punching, punched, coach, coaches, coached, coaching, encourage, encourages, encouraging, encouragement, encouragements, beat up, beats up, beaten up, beating up, fight, fights, fighting, fighter, fighters, fought, lose, losingthe flying mccoys, flying mccoys
The Itsy-Bitsy Motivational Spider,
'Last quarter's sales figures were disappointing but don't be discouraged. Let's double our efforts and remember that it takes both sunshine and rain to make a rainbow.'
"See if you can get him to torment something."
Tags:devil, devils, the devil, christian, christianity, christians, judaism, jewish, jew, jews, photography, photographer, photographers, wildlife photography, wildlife photographer, wildlife photographers, nature photography, nature photographer, nature photographers, torment, tormenting, tormented, film, filming, filmmaker, filmmakers, film maker, film makers, wildlife documentary, wildlife documentaries, documentary, documentaries, stage, staged, set-up, set up, set-ups, set ups, hell, encourage, encouraging
"I'm encouraging him to stay in school and go into white-collar crime."
Tags:jail, jails, prison, prisons, incarceration, behind bars, imprisoned, imprisonment, penitentiary, penitentiaries, correctional facility, correctional facilities, prisoner, prisoners, inmate, inmates, convict, convicts, criminal, criminals, punishments, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, encouragement, encouraging, encourage, stay in school, get an education, education, school, schools, schooling, white-collar crime, white collar crime, unethical, bad influence, bad influences, bad role-model, bad role-models
"You see, darling, he plays a Steinway, just like you."
Tags:steinway piano, piano, famous, famous piano, pianist, pianists, music, musician, musicians, concert, concerts, audience, audiences, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, kid, kids, child, childhood, instrument, instruments, learn, learning, practice, practising, encourage, encouraging, encouraged, inspire, inspired, inspiration, inspirations, inspirational, encouragement, just like you
'Let's put that nasty word out 'plummet' of our minds.'
Children Swearing: Then vs Now
Tags:swear, swearing, swears, swore, curse, cursed, cursing, cuss, explicit, explicitly, discipline, disciplines, punishments, punishing, encourage, encouraging, times, changing times, parenting, parents, parent, mother, mum, mom, mums, mothers, moms, father, fathers, dad, dads, language, bad language, entertainment, tv, telly, television, televisions, show, film, films, standards, families, back in my day, slipping, standards slipping
"Thank you, Sir."
Tags:piano, piano bar, piano bars, pianos, instruments, instrument, music, musical, lighter, lighters, piano music, bar music, bar singer, singer, singers, singing, sing, song, songs, fan, fans, audience, concert, concerts, unpopular, support, supporter, encourage, encouraging, encouragement, entertainer, entertainers, entertainment, cover band, cover music
"Don't encourage him."
Tags:encourage, encourages, toaster, toasters, toast, toasts, toasting, panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, panhandler, panhandlers, give, gives, giving, donate, donates, donating, donation, donations, charitable donation, charitable donations, tin cup, tin cups, beg, begs, beggar, begging, charity, charities, homeless, homeless person, homeless people
'We're very keen on encouraging inmates to volunteer...for example I can't even REMEMBER the last time I washed my own car!'
"The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you're afraid to do." - Author Unknown
"Well executed, both of you!"
Tags:close call, close-call, umpire, umpires, baseball, baseballs, positive, positivity, positive reinforcement, reinforce, ball game, the game, sport, sports, psychology, psychological, social engineering, social-engineering, batter, batters, base, second base, first base, third base, american, america, regional, region, region, too close, too close to call, tag, tag up, tags up, tag out, tags out, tagging out, encourage, encourages, encouragement, participation trophy, participation trophies, positive attitude, positive attitudes
The words 'Well done ' take seconds to say, but will be long remembered and appreciated.
"It's all about persistence. How many times do I have to tell you?"
'I see the frogs have started spawning.'
A robin building a nest in a discarded box that held a commercially bought bird box
'A little more practice and I'm sure you'll get it right.'