Definitions: (1) upholding another by aid or countenance <especially if in need>; (2) encouraging the spirits of another person; (3) helpful emotionally, financially, or morally; (2) characterizes one who keeps another from fainting, falling, failing, or declining

Synonyms: assisting,  bolstering, corroborative, forwarding, furthering, patriotic, seconding, substantiative

• The problem with certainty is that sometimes it can sound cold and heartless, although it is the most compassionate and supportive answer. ― Yehuda Berg (1972-) American author
• Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self. — Karen Salmansohn, American behavioral change expert

Advice: Instead of getting mad at yourself or someone else for mistakes, you can get over the disappointment quickly by putting as much support into the situation as you can.

Symbols: 1) the staff; 2) the crutch; 3) the throne; 4) a pillar