Pay it Forward…

I once saw a woman in Starbucks that must have done cross fit or something. She had an amazingly fit body, that obviously she worked really hard on. I automatically went over to her and said, “WOW!  You look like you could be a fitness model.” Her face lit up with the biggest smile I had ever seen. She thanked me, and said, “You just made my day!” 

Complimenting people is beyond a nice gesture, and it is important to do. A simple compliment can strengthen any relationship. It shows you  care and have noticed the little things.

Being a hair stylist, I compliment people everyday. I help change the way people physically look. By doing this I help my clients express themselves. I  help them reveal their true identity. I help them change the way they see themselves, bringing them confidence.

Questions for You:

  • Have you complimented anyone today?
  • Have you ever received a really amazing compliment?


© 2012



  1. Alexandra Steinmetz August 30, 2012

    This is great! I think we often get gun-shy about complimenting strangers, but who doesn’t enjoy a polite compliment? I’ve gotten a lot more daring with doing so as I’ve gotten older and the smile on people’s faces after hearing that they look great is so amazing!

    • dorseyml August 30, 2012

      Thanks for the Comment! I totally agree. They feel amazing after a compliment, and you do to for giving one. 🙂