Gos·sip ˈgä-səp noun : information about the behavior and personal lives of other people.
Eleonor Roosevelt once said, “Small minds talk about people. Average minds talk about events. Great minds talk about ideas.”
- “Is this information significant in my life?”
- “What do I get from making more people know about this?”
- “Will my parents pat my back and be proud of me if I participate?”
- “How will it make me feel if I’m in the shoes of the person being talked about?”
Healthy friendships and conversations doesn’t degrade other people. Remember, if they gossip about other people, they can certainly gossip about you. Make a stand by letting it stop on your ears and sealed on your lips.