Talking Too Much Quotes (24 quotes)
Itís Amazing What Happens When You Stop Talking Sh*t
Tags Instant Gratification. We all do it. In all its glorious forms. But no matter what we call it, and no matter how fun it can be to let off a little harmless steam every now and then, making a habit out of negativity seems like a waste of precious life energy. While you don't have to go totally cold-turkey on snark, sarcasm, and casting a critical side-eye on much of modern life's idiocies, we'd recommend a tiny change in behavior:. The next time you're in negativity's clutches -- at the office, with friends, with your spouse or significant other -- replaying the day's latest interpersonal aggravations -- be the person who doesn't talk about others behind their backs.
I canít believe I live in a world where women make fun of other women.
The shit talk abounds. And what about the gossip along high school hallways, ricocheting from locker to locker? Need I mention magazines? We are literally surrounded by crap. Why have we succumbed to a culture of belittling banter? Why do we choose to spend our precious time, energy and power to bring others down in hushed whispers and superior tones? In effect, your mental energy is shifted towards YOU and away from the business of others.
Whether you think of yourself as Chatty Charlie, Reserved Rebecca or someone in between, chances are you have experienced the power of saying more with less. If you've ever worked in an office where someone stage-whispered "layoffs are coming" across the cubicle farm, you've felt the panic that rises from three words. You may have made a thoughtful, impassioned pitch to an investor who responded, "I'll pass," and the impact of those two words still sting today. Or you may still be celebrating a recent "you're hired! If Rudyard Kipling was correct that "Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind," then many of us are addicted.