A friend of mine gave me a great acronym yesterday. It’s a tool for considering what to say before just blurting something out.
T – Is it thoughtful?
H – Is it honest?
I – Is it inspiring (or encouraging)?
N – Is it necessary?
K – Is it kind?
I made it into a poster for the fridge. Because I have this dreadful tendency to say precisely what I’m thinking, and it’s not always pretty.
Here it is, if you’d like your own copy: