Attitude matters. How we treat those with long-term illness shapes their journey. Caregiver lesson; we must remember our words have power.
During a doctor visit gone bad, I was reminded of the lesson that attitudes matter.
A good attitude can build you up and a negative attitude can knock you down.
When already dealing with cancer, Dan benefits from kindness, caring, and compassion; from me as a caregiver and from others in his orbit.
I can learn this from those doing it well but I am also reminded of it when interactions are difficult.