I posted this a few months ago, but I need this reminder. Before opening my mouth, emailing, or texting… I should THINK about what I am saying, and WHY. These guidelines are suitable for most situations. Not including when I need to protect myself or another, because I may not be so nice then. And Helpful does not mean that I must tell people what to do, like I have all the answers. More than half the time, my less than kind responses are reactions from taking things personally.
And as the old adage goes, If you don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything at all.
(Seriously, HOW IS IT FRIDAY ALREADY????)