Silence Still Seems Simple Sensible Sensitive Solution

One of the most important lessons that I have ever learned is that when you talk a lot, continue to interrupt, dominate a conversation or prevent anyone else from speaking that you come across as lacking comfort, certainty and confidence even though you may think that you are giving the opposite impression.

Have you ever noticed all of the noise that surrounds you? There are welcome noises like birds chirping, bells ringing, people laughing and unwelcome noises like music blaring, horns honking and machines drilling. If noise is making you feel tired, stressed and overwhelmed, silence still seems like a simple, sensible and sensitive solution.

Silence makes you strong by eliminating the noise and chatter of fear and doubt and replacing it with the calm, quiet and peaceful sound of courage and certainty. Silence makes you stable because it makes you stop, slow down, sit still, get your bearings and feel grounded in yourself and in your environment. Silence makes it simple for you to trust and respect your values and beliefs and to consistently demonstrate them in your words and actions. Silence makes you sensible because you press pause, step back and take the time, focus and energy that you need to ensure that you understand a person or situation before asking a question, offering an opinion, providing a response or making a decision. Silence makes you sensitive as you listen to what is being said and consider what is being written, and more importantly, to what is not being said or written as well as to the tone, context and subtext. Silence makes you successful as you appear generous and grateful; wise, worldly and wonderful; informed, interested and intuitive; empathetic and exceptional.     

Silence allows you to really enjoy your own company. So the next time that you have no idea what to say or do regarding a person or situation, spend 30 minutes in silence, pray, think or just sit and relax. Watch how you soon find a simple solution to deal with the most difficult person or situation. Silence is the simple sensible sensitive solution. Try it today!


About The Motivator Minute

The Motivator Minute is written by "The Motivator" who for the past 18 years has been a motivational and leadership coach for business, life and career. She offers her international clientele a creative approach to coaching, training and promoting. Her greatest strength is that she gives her clients her energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, experience, a commitment to their success and an abundance of creative ideas. She is a coach, leader, facilitator and motivational speaker who supports, encourages and motivates individuals to make positive and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives. She specializes in working with entrepreneurs who want to achieve greater success through increased business and personal visibility and credibility; with individuals who are experiencing career and life transitions and with an organization’s leaders so that they can do and be their best on the job and in their lives. Please note that all material on this blog is original and copyright protected. Copyright 2011 The Motivator All rights reserved.
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