“What did you do at school today?” most of us have a hard time conceptualizing our day into a nice conversation.
Anger is a natural emotion that can be triggered by a variety of situations such as disappointment, frustration, and loss. But, it is important to note that anger is not necessarily a bad emotion, it shows we care! However, it is how we express our anger that makes all the difference.
Validation is letting the other person know that you hear them by affirming their thoughts, feelings, or experience. Validation is not saying that they are right, wrong, or anything else. It allows the other person to feel that their lived experience is accepted.