Do you realize the impact of your actions and words?
I think must of us are unsure of the power of our tongue and the impact it has on those around us.
The busyness of life and work can lead us to speak hastily or say something we really do not mean. Actions gone unnoticed or words left unspoken can ruin a relationship.
How can we be more impactful with our words?
We can choose to not complain. We can always find something to complain about if we focus on the negative. Complaints drain our energy and the energy of those around us.
Learn the art of listening. It is helpful to learn to be quiet and try listening. There maybe a situation in your life where being quiet is more helpful than talking.
Share something good. I was at a meeting the other day and there was a lady with a heavy heart. At the end of our conversation, I shared silly video with her. She grinned and even laughed out loud. It was good for her spirit to think about something a little lighter. For fun here’s the video: Animals
Believe you can do whatever you want. Speak positively about your vision in life. Sometimes we have to speak our way into believing all that is possible for us. Lets refuse to verbalize or give time to the negative thoughts in our head.
Your words have impact. Your words have tremendous power. Our words can be life giving or heart stopping.
What will you do differently this week to make a positive impact with your words?