Hey Kid: Bite Your Tongue

Sometimes we need to keep our mouths closed. There are situations when it's best to keep silent and far too many of us learn this lesson before it's too late. We get uncomfortable with the awkwardness of silence... or worse yet, we think that everyone needs to know (or cares to know) our opinion. Think again.

"Better remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."

Learn to keep your mouth shut. This technique will serve you well in all of your relationships. Whenever you feel a need to speak out, ask yourself these questions:

Is it kind? Is it true? Is it necessary?