And Katherine's every bit as bad as you are,—she encourages you.
It shows a great field and encourages us to try to improve our own methods.
Who is it that cheers, consoles, encourages, and supports us?
"Well, that's the way she encourages me: it's meat and drink to me," Nick went on.
One year it encourages him to start a business; the next it ruins him for starting it.