Think before you speak

Always Check Your Words Before Speak Them Out. Recently, I came across an inscription on the wall of a friend who did time. He got caught up over a bad decision he made. And it said:

” If I had kept my mouth shut and pondered carefully over what I needed to say before saying it, I wouldn’t be here.”

Sadly, this is true. Most of the trouble we find ourselves in was done with our mouth. What we say, how we say it, where we say it, and who we say it to, is as important as the air we breathe.

Choose to speak positive, motivating, pleasant words to people. Pascal wrote ” Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. Mental trouble was never known to arise from such quarters. Though they do not cost much, yet they accomplish much. They bring out a good nature in others. They also produce their own image on a man’s soul, and what a beautiful image it is.”

The human tongue has been proven to be a few inches from the brain, but when you listen more than you speak, they seem miles apart. The words you speak can either be your worst enemy or your best friend. Whichever one it is, it will either mar you or make you.

If you’ve got nothing inspiring, encouraging, edifying, reasonable or intelligent to say about anything or to anyone; please shut your mouth.

It wouldn’t hurt you. Think before you speak rather than speak before you think. #think #decision #speakwisely

Good morning. Stay safe.

Blessings and Love ❤️

Whitney Edna Ibe is the Executive Consultant, Life & Mental Health Coach, and Writer/ Editor at Whitney Edna Ibe Consult (Blog),, The Social Talk, and She is in charge of consultations, services, and implementation. Whitney is a full-time Inspirational Blogger and Writer making a living from this new and active medium. I'm also an author and speaker. She started Whitney Ibe's blog in 2016 after she stumbled on a blog post by the blogger; shattered in him. She fell in love with blogging immediately. She explored issues of religion, relationship, culture, society, spirituality, politics, and music. She is doing what she loves to do, writing and inspiring people to become better versions of themselves. Her goal is to add more value to your world than you ever dreamed possible by providing life-changing, inspiring, motivating articles, blog posts, poetry, and short stories. As a life coach, consultant, Edna is focused on an individual's personal development and happiness. She is skilled at providing structured questions to help coordinate an individual's thoughts and has excellent reasoning skills for assisting clients in setting tangible goals. She is accommodating and not prudent with her knowledge. She knows what she’s doing and loves helping others achieve their goals. Many of the top bloggers on WordPress and various websites have learned from her writing style, and it has helped them get their blogs to where they are now. Her website is full of great material to help you follow in her footsteps. She has helped many bloggers, and I can’t praise her enough.  You will learn so much from her.  She has one of those sites that you can easily get lost in reading her excellent posts. She loves dessert,t especially chocolate mixed with whipped cream and strawberries. She enjoys long walks on the beach.

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