Go ahead and admit it. You have said things before that you wish you hadn’t—and wanted to take back. Right? Sure, we all have. It’s part of human nature. Sometimes we get so emotional about something that you forget to think before you speak. It’s like something paralyzes our rational and logical brain, and in the process, our emotional brain lets words come out of our mouths that never should have.
However, some people do it more regularly than others. And if you want to learn how to think before you speak, you have come to the right place.
But first, let’s talk about the 11 reasons why you should think before you speak.
Some people may have been taught by their parents to think before words come out of their mouths. But many others have not. If you are in the latter category, then you will want to seriously think about these very important reasons why you should think before you say something you shouldn’t.
1. Your Words Reflect Who You Are
When I was growing up, my mother taught me and my sisters not to use swear words. I thought she just wanted us to be lady-like, but there was an even deeper reason.