125 S33 Positive Emotion – Supportive

Supportive

Definition

Providing encouragement or emotional help to others.


Practical Tips

  1. There are many ways to be Supportive; emotionally; physically; financially; spiritually.
  2. Find out how the other person wants/needs support, it may be different from how you percieve it to be.
  3. Being supportive builds connections and enhances both yours and their lives.
  4. If appropriate, emotionally detach yourself whilst being supportive.
  5. Self protection is as important as helping others.
  6. Support through kindness and encouragement.
  7. Just know that giving support will be returned to you, maybe from someonelse or in a different life area (Law of Attraction).

Beliefs and Affirmations

When necessary, I can drop straight back into being Supportive.

I’m able to keep myself emotionally detached in times of stress, whilst also supporting others.

Rules

(How to make it very EASY to feel the positive emotion)

Anytime I choose to offer help, I feel Supportive.

Example Challenges

DC072 My 93 year old nan, who has come out of hospital and gone back home on her own, who doesn’t really have many friends or family left, leaves the door unlocked and won’t wear a hearing aid!

DC074 Dad going off on his own in his motorhome on a 4 hour journey. Then he goes walking up mountains that he used to run up when he was 30, but now he’s 72 and not quite so stable. He turns his mobile on when he needs it (which is never), so he’s out of contact!

DC082 My Adult children, living at home and not making enough effort to find a job and bring some money in.

DC111 When my husband is disciplining the children, I get drawn in and end up falling out with everyone!

DC140 My child has been diagnosed with Asperger’s and its tearing me apart.

Quotes

“It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.”
– Fred Allen

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