National Compliment Day on Jan. 24 offers a wonderful way to brighten someone’s day or to give credit for a job well done. A compliment has a powerful effect. It can instill confidence in a child, or validate someone’s hard work. A compliment not only improves the receiver’s mood, but it also says something about the giver. It tells them you noticed. Whether we recognize someone’s achievement or their classic style, a compliment can go a long way. Give an extra compliment on Jan. 24 or any time one is deserved!