Why Words Hurt More Than Actions

Rebeka Ratry
4 min readMay 7, 2021

Sticks and stones may break my bones but Words will break my soul. A break bone can heal, but the sound of word opens can fester forever.

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Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. Words can build up or they can tear down. They can bring joy and they can bring pain. It can also motivate and inspire us and even helps us identify a…

Rebeka Ratry

Converse over Mental Health, Social Cognition & Psychology