10 Things I Learned From Shutting the Fuck Up

Why “speaking” is unnecessary and stupid

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What I Have Learned

1. What can be done through speech can be done more deeply and effectively through silence.

2. Most words are unnecessary

3. Silence is just as valuable as words, if not more

4. Speech only makes up 10% of human communication

5. Practicing Silence gives room for mindfulness

6. Truth is found in Silence

7. You don’t know what other people know

8. Some things are meant to be kept to yourself

9. Practicing Silence is a relief

10. Practicing Silence breeds patience


Not an expert, just a philosopher