Let's try to stop speaking ill of others and let's challenge ourselves, for starters this week, let's only speak positive things:
Speaking ill of people
requires the same effort
as speaking well of them.
To always speak ill of others
you must always look at the negative,
find what they do wrong,
pay attention to their mistakes,
and have it always in your mind
so that when you are with friends
you can mention the huge list
of shortcomings that irritate you so much.
Speaking well of others
should not require any additional effort,
but if it is easier for you
to find flaws than virtues in others,
the problem is not theirs, but yours.
Sometimes it seems to be easier
to speak badly of others
than to speak well of them.
But it is not because they are such bad people
but because we have become accustomed
to having the bad habit
of always fixating on that which is negative,
what we do not like.
It would take the same amount of saliva
to say a few good words
than to say the harmful ones....
so why don't we make a bigger effort?
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