Examining gossip and the way we show up with a critical eye, and determining how you want to show up in the world.
“Gossiping is motivated by a desire to be closer to the person you’re talking to. When you notice you’re talking together about someone who isn’t there, pause and check in with yourself. What might you be avoiding talking about?”
-Dr. Alexandra H. Soloman
We’ve all gossiped, let’s be honest. In fact, for the average person, gossip makes up 80% of our conversations as human beings.
And while most of us think of gossip as negative, there are actually evolutionary roots to gossip that have had positive benefits to us as human beings.
But overall, there’s a lot of gossip that can be harmful, both to the person being discussed and the one doing the gossiping.
Because that’s the thing about gossiping: when I hear someone talking about somebody else in a really shitty way, my first thought is: what are they saying about me when my back is turned then?
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