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Why You Should Say “Thank You” Instead Of “Sorry”

Stop Saying “Sorry” And Say “Thank You” Instead

Words have the power to uplift and heal us. That’s why you should begin saying thank you instead of sorry. Replacing such words will change your life!

Unless you’re Canadian, you’re not doing anyone any favors by saying “sorry” all the time. New York-based artist Yao Xiao takes this a step further in her comics, where she suggests we stop saying sorry and start saying thank you instead.

The Internet is full of empty promises and terrible art, but this idea is worth paying attention to; see how using “thank you” instead of “sorry” plays out below.

Why You Should Say Thank You Instead Of Sorry?

While saying sorry is polite and kind but, there is a different kind of power in saying “Thank you”.

Saying “thank you” is used to express gratitude and appreciation for others. And how we interact to people is greatly influenced by how much gratitude we exhibit and how well we can say “thank you

So, here’s what you should do this Thanksgiving…

Why You Should Stop Saying Sorry This Thanksgiving 2022

Replace “I’m sorry” with “Thank you” in this season of gratefulness and gratitude.

Related: How To Stop Feeling Sorry For Toxic People


Words have immense power. So, instead of saying, “sorry, I’m late”, learn to say, “Thank you for your patience”.


Don’t say, “Sorry I’m not making a lot of sense”, instead you can say, “Thank you for understanding me.” It will make a huge difference.

Why You Should Say Thank You Instead Of Sorry

Related: 11 Things You Don’t Have To Apologize For In A Relationship


Instead of saying, “sorry, I’m just venting” or “sorry I’m just rambling”, learn to say, “Thank you for listening to me.”


And when you want to say, “sorry, I take up so much space”, replace it with, “thank you for appreciating my presence.”

Related: The Narcissist’s Apology: Sorry, Not Sorry


And when you feel down, instead of saying, “sorry, I’m such a disappointment”, say, “thank you for believing in me.”

Related: Why do I feel sorry for my abuser? Why do I love the one who hurts me?

Why You Should Say "Thank You" Instead Of "Sorry"

Do you know apologies kill your confidence? To better understand this watch out the video:

How To Say Thank You Instead Of Sorry

So, what are you waiting for? Stop apologizing and start thanking!

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