The wider your vocabulary he better you can explain how you feel or describe an experience. But what happens if the right word doesn't exist in your language?
Things are only as they seem because they are that way, and they are as they are because they seem that way. It's important to distinguish between description, and definition.
Difference is important, sometimes. But it can lead us to overlook shared interests, common goals and loads of things that psudo-science calls 'stuff'. Have fun with your language this weekend. Let me know how it goes.
Language is the medium by which all understanding and interactions take place. It is also critical for helping professionals to consider the language that they use. Getting it right improves outcomes, getting it wrong can do lasting damage.
Although it only makes the news where physical attack is involved, staff in the care sector are at high risk from verbal attack when at work. These incidents are widely under reported, yet they result in anxiety, stress and even trauma and depression for people subjected to such attacks. This article explains how employers can take steps to protect their staff.