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23 Little Compliments You're Not Saying That Will Go a Long Way

Best Life Logo By Alexander Breindel of Best Life | Slide 1 of 24: Compliments are the kind of currency the world could use more of. In fact, a 2012 study in the journal PLOS One found that getting a compliment is just as great as getting money, in terms of how your brain interprets it. Plus, little compliments mutually benefit those on both the receiving and giving ends. "Compliments can lift moods, improve engagement with tasks, enhance learning, and increase persistence," University of Melbourne professor Nick Haslam told HuffPost. "Giving compliments is arguably better than receiving them, just as giving gifts or contributing to charity has benefits to the giver."With that in mind, we've collected a bunch of compliments that will do the recipient—and you—a whole lot of good. All it takes is a few seconds to turn someone's day around, so check out this list of the best little compliments that go a long way. And for more ways to make people smile, try these 33 Little Acts of Kindness You Can Do That Are Totally Free.

23 Little Compliments You're Not Saying That Will Go a Long Way

Compliments are the kind of currency the world could use more of. In fact, a 2012 study in the journal PLOS One found that getting a compliment is just as great as getting money, in terms of how your brain interprets it. Plus, little compliments mutually benefit those on both the receiving and giving ends. "Compliments can lift moods, improve engagement with tasks, enhance learning, and increase persistence," University of Melbourne professor Nick Haslam told HuffPost. "Giving compliments is arguably better than receiving them, just as giving gifts or contributing to charity has benefits to the giver."

With that in mind, we've collected a bunch of compliments that will do the recipient—and you—a whole lot of good. All it takes is a few seconds to turn someone's day around, so check out this list of the best little compliments that go a long way. And for more ways to make people smile, try these 33 Little Acts of Kindness You Can Do That Are Totally Free.

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