Spanish has a rich vocabulary, some of the words we say to ourselves have a positive or negative effect on ourselves and others. If in our article “14 toxic words you should eliminate from your vocabulary” we talk about the words that generate bad vibrations, there are also words that generate good feelings or that refer to concepts that stimulate positive emotions.

Words that generate good feelings

But, which words generate positive emotions? In the following lines you can find a list of words that generate good feelings.

1. Accept

Acceptance is one of the best decisions we can make, because it means loving ourselves and treating ourselves with care . Such is the importance of acceptance that the most current psychological therapies, those corresponding to the third generation, use acceptance as a therapeutic resource. An example of this is the therapy of acceptance and commitment, of which we speak in our article “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): principles and characteristics”.

  • Acceptance is certainly a concept that generates good feeling. You can learn more in our article: “Self-acceptance: 5 psychological tips to achieve it”

2 Thank you

‘Thank you’ is a word that represents gratitude, so it is positive in the sense that it generates pleasant feelings in the other person . The person feels useful and at the same time knows that his/her action has been valued.

3. Compassion

Like acceptance, compassion generates positive feelings and is another of the concepts used in current psychotherapy . The benefits of compassion are many, and you can see them in our article “Compassion: a basic tool in our relationships”.

4. Tolerance

Being a tolerant person generates good vibrations with the people around us.** The opposite is being an intolerant individual, who fulfills a series of defects**. You can see it in our article: “Intolerant people share these 12 defects.

5. I can do it

There are some limiting beliefs that make people back down in the face of obstacles . However, other beliefs are positive and allow us to grow, develop and achieve our goals. I can do it, despite being two words, it generates positive thoughts, because it allows us to overcome the adversities that arise.

6. Come on

Come on, it means going in one direction, and therefore, being on the move. Being in motion is a characteristic of proactive people. These people build projects with their effort . If you want to know what they are really like, you can read our article “Proactive people: 12 traits and habits in common”.

7. Possible

Limiting beliefs also lead us to believe that our goals are impossible . When we think something is possible, we fight for it with all our might.

8. Love

Love is a wonderful feeling, an incredible experience for the human being . Without a doubt, few words generate as many positive emotions as love.

9. Happy

Happiness is another one of those magic words, because everyone wants to be happy. If you want to know how to be happier, you can read our article “The 10 keys to be happy, according to science”.

10. Useful

Feeling useful is key to our self-esteem and therefore generates positive emotions and feelings for us.

11. Opportunity

Opportunities allow us to grow. That is why it is important to detect them and take advantage of them.

12. Development

Development is also synonymous with growth. It’s about being on the move. You can learn more in our article “Personal Development: 5 reasons for self-reflection”

13. Hope

They say that hope is the last thing to be lost, because if we lose it, sadness takes over. As long as there is hope, there will be positive feelings.

14. I appreciate it

Appreciating something is like saying thank you. It’s an act of thanks to other people. It’s letting them know that it really makes sense to do something.

15. Yes

‘Yes’ is a word that represents the affirmation and the positive . However, when the yes is accompanied by a “but”, then it does not have the same strength or the same meaning. On the other hand, ‘no’ does not have to be negative. An assertive person is able to say no and show his or her opinions and thoughts.

16. I love you

Saying I love you is intimately related to the feeling of love , which is what moves people, what makes us happy.

17. We

Life is always better when you live in company . Family or friends help us live a happier life. Do you know all the benefits of having friends? You can find out more in our article “The 10 benefits of having friends, according to science”.

18. Respect

Respect is one of the most positive and noble acts we can carry out in our interaction with other people . We all want to be respected.

19. Mindfulness

The word Mindfulness is translated into Spanish as Atención Plena . Behind this term there are thousands of damages from the Buddhist tradition. Today, this philosophy has been shown to generate positive feelings. For more information, you can read our article “Mindfulness: 8 benefits of mindfulness”.

20. Solution

Life has difficult moments and situations that are not pleasant, but we can learn from bad experiences . In the face of any problem, we must look for a solution. This will help us to recover our smile and generate positive feelings.