The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
Arabian Proverb

How to Speak More Wisely

How to Speak More Wisely

Jun 16, 2012-- "It had been three weeks since my throat started to feel sore, and it wasn't getting better. The pain was most acute when I spoke. So I decided to spend a few days speaking as little as possible. Every time I had the urge to say something, I paused for a moment to question whether it was worth irritating my throat. This made me acutely aware of when and how I use my voice. Which led me to a surprising discovery: I spend considerable energy working against my own best interests. And if my experience listening to others is any indication, so do you." (39324 reads)


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