We all need validation. On some days more than others. When you hit one of those days, here’s what you can do:
Remember that validation starts from within. Therapists spend a lot of time talking with their clients about validation. My approach is always to start with helping my client to understand the ways in which they can validate themselves. We all need to be able to validate ourselves. This is the root of self-empowerment.
Here’s a link to an article I recently wrote on validation: https://justgotdiagnosed.com/resources/validation-why-you-need-it-how-to-ask-for-it-how-to-give-it/