A few nights ago I scrolled down my FB wall while lying on my bed, a ritual that I've been doing since the smartphone made way into my life. Then I stumbled upon a post of a friend on saying thanks, instead of sorry.
It totally blows my mind. The change of one word would make such a huge difference on how the other people perceives you. Saying "I'm sorry" would make people think you're incapable, but saying "thanks" shows you appreciate others, own your mistakes and take things in stride.
Let's start saying more 'thanks', instead of 'sorry.
Find more illustration here. The artist behind the illustration is Yao Xiao, check out her other works here. Thank you, Yao Xiao for the kind reminder.