What do you say when someone is physically hurt?
What to Say to Someone Newly Injured
- AVOID: “Everything happens for a reason.”
- TRY INSTEAD: “I am so sorry.
- AVOID: “I know how you feel.”
- TRY INSTEAD: “This experience sounds challenging.”
- AVOID: “I know someone that has ____, too.
- TRY INSTEAD: “Do not discuss another person’s situation and compare it to your loved one’s experience,” advises Aimee.
How do you feel vs How are you feeling?
“How are you feeling today” – The word feeling implies that the person is able to change from feeling to feeling say in physical wellbeing after an injury or illness. “How do you feel today” – The word feel assumes the person is stuck in a feeling – How do you feel today about what happened yesterday?
What to say instead of how are you feeling?
What To Ask Instead Of ‘How Are You? ‘
- How are you today?
- How are you holding up?
- I’ve been thinking about you lately. How are you doing?
- What’s been on your mind recently?
- Is there any type of support you need right now?
- Are you anxious about anything? Are you feeling down at all?
What are feeling Questions?
Feelings Conversation Questions
- Are you a sensitive person?
- Can you control your emotions well?
- When are emotions a problem?
- What is a crime of passion?
- Are you generally a positive person or a negative person?
- Do you find it easy to explain your feelings to another person?
- What makes you feel very good?
What are the 3 aspects of emotion?
Emotional experiences have three components: a subjective experience, a physiological response and a behavioral or expressive response.
What questions should I ask?
100 Getting to Know You Questions
- Who is your hero?
- If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
- What is your biggest fear?
- What is your favorite family vacation?
- What would you change about yourself if you could?
- What really makes you angry?
- What motivates you to work hard?
- What is your favorite thing about your career?