TAMING YOUR TONGUE<br />BY<br />BRITISH CONNECTIONS<br />
	The big destruction to people and Friends through rumour, gossip, half truth, and evil speaking<br />	is extremely danger...
10 Tips for Taming Your Tongue<br />
Recognize that swearing <br />DOES DAMAGE<br />
You probably swear because…..<br />It is easy to express ANGER<br />Fun,<br />It is Fashionable<br />Breaks rules, and <br...
But the NEGATIVES outweigh the POSITIVES<br />You really DON’T WIN an argument by swearing. <br />You DON’T PROVE that you...
You DON’T EARN respect or admiration. <br />YOU DON’T motivate, <br />you intimidate. <br />Swearing DOESN’T get you hired...
2.	Start by eliminating casual swearing.<br />
Pretend that your sweet little grandmother or your MOTHER or FATHER is always next to you. <br />
3.	Think positively.<br />
Look to the bright side.<br />Develop a "can do" attitude. <br />Worry only to the point that motivates you to prepare for...
A positive mental attitude not only STOPS lots of swearing but also…<br />it brings you SATISFACTION and BRIGHTENS your pe...
Practice patience.<br />
When you are stuck in line or in traffic, ask yourself if a few more minutes matters. <br />Be honest -- does it really ma...
Think of alternative words.<br />
Take the time to develop your own list of alternatives to the nasty words you now use, relying on your own intelligence, g...
Select a few powerful or even funny words, and get in the habit of substituting them for swear words. <br />They might not...
Cope, don't curse.<br />
We live in an imperfect world, yet our expectations continually increase. Each day can be filled with frustrations, delays...
The fact is, we have to deal with them anyway. <br />So stop cursing and learn to cope. <br />
Believe that even the smallest problem a challenge, and feel proud of yourself for taking care of it cheerfully and effici...
Stop complaining.<br />
Before you start griping or whining about something, remind yourself of a very important reality: No one wants to hear it!...
Avoid complaining about matters that you and the people with you, have no control over. <br />
For all other complaints, Try to offer a SENSIBLE solution. Others will admire your common sense, wisdom and calm approach...
Make your point politely.<br />
Think of the response to what you are about to say, <br />DON’T USE ; “I DON’T Care” <br />Instead say:<br />"It really do...
"I think my way is faster."<br />This last reply is a justification that the other person might appreciate. Take the time ...
Think of what you should have said instead.<br />
It is easy to blurt out a swear word at an inappropriate time, before you have a chance to consider the impact. <br />
If you make a statement that you later realize was negative, or rude, think of how you could have phrased the statement. O...
Work at it. [ To which we might add, Pray! ]<br />
Breaking the swearing habit might prove to be no easier that losing weight, <br />giving up cigarettes, or <br />correctin...
not only by controlling your language, but <br />The emotions that make you to swear. <br />
Here are a few exercises to condition yourself:<br />
Think in clean language, and switch negative thoughts into positive solutions.<br />• 	Plan ahead what you will say and ho...
REMEMBER<br />
A little word dropped carelessly is like a lighted match <br />
THANK YOU<br />
A little word dropped carelessly is like a lighted match<br />
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  1. 1. TAMING YOUR TONGUE<br />BY<br />BRITISH CONNECTIONS<br />
  2. 2. The big destruction to people and Friends through rumour, gossip, half truth, and evil speaking<br /> is extremely dangerous<br />
  3. 3. 10 Tips for Taming Your Tongue<br />
  4. 4. Recognize that swearing <br />DOES DAMAGE<br />
  5. 5. You probably swear because…..<br />It is easy to express ANGER<br />Fun,<br />It is Fashionable<br />Breaks rules, and <br />You believe it will reduces anger and pain. <br />
  6. 6. But the NEGATIVES outweigh the POSITIVES<br />You really DON’T WIN an argument by swearing. <br />You DON’T PROVE that you are smart or articulate. <br />
  7. 7. You DON’T EARN respect or admiration. <br />YOU DON’T motivate, <br />you intimidate. <br />Swearing DOESN’T get you hired, <br />promoted, or <br />romantically connected.<br />
  8. 8. 2. Start by eliminating casual swearing.<br />
  9. 9. Pretend that your sweet little grandmother or your MOTHER or FATHER is always next to you. <br />
  10. 10. 3. Think positively.<br />
  11. 11. Look to the bright side.<br />Develop a "can do" attitude. <br />Worry only to the point that motivates you to prepare for the problem, then hope for the best. <br />
  12. 12. A positive mental attitude not only STOPS lots of swearing but also…<br />it brings you SATISFACTION and BRIGHTENS your personality.<br />
  13. 13. Practice patience.<br />
  14. 14. When you are stuck in line or in traffic, ask yourself if a few more minutes matters. <br />Be honest -- does it really matter? If so, and you have no control of the situation, <br />
  15. 15. Think of alternative words.<br />
  16. 16. Take the time to develop your own list of alternatives to the nasty words you now use, relying on your own intelligence, good books,<br />
  17. 17. Select a few powerful or even funny words, and get in the habit of substituting them for swear words. <br />They might not give you satisfaction at first, but they will eventually.<br />
  18. 18. Cope, don't curse.<br />
  19. 19. We live in an imperfect world, yet our expectations continually increase. Each day can be filled with frustrations, delays, disappointments and Anger. <br />
  20. 20. The fact is, we have to deal with them anyway. <br />So stop cursing and learn to cope. <br />
  21. 21. Believe that even the smallest problem a challenge, and feel proud of yourself for taking care of it cheerfully and efficiently.<br />
  22. 22. Stop complaining.<br />
  23. 23. Before you start griping or whining about something, remind yourself of a very important reality: No one wants to hear it! Why would they? <br />
  24. 24. Avoid complaining about matters that you and the people with you, have no control over. <br />
  25. 25. For all other complaints, Try to offer a SENSIBLE solution. Others will admire your common sense, wisdom and calm approach to the problem.<br />
  26. 26. Make your point politely.<br />
  27. 27. Think of the response to what you are about to say, <br />DON’T USE ; “I DON’T Care” <br />Instead say:<br />"It really doesn't matter," or<br />
  28. 28. "I think my way is faster."<br />This last reply is a justification that the other person might appreciate. Take the time to make your point in a mature and convincing manner.<br />
  29. 29. Think of what you should have said instead.<br />
  30. 30. It is easy to blurt out a swear word at an inappropriate time, before you have a chance to consider the impact. <br />
  31. 31. If you make a statement that you later realize was negative, or rude, think of how you could have phrased the statement. Over time, these exercises will train you to think and act differently.<br />
  32. 32. Work at it. [ To which we might add, Pray! ]<br />
  33. 33. Breaking the swearing habit might prove to be no easier that losing weight, <br />giving up cigarettes, or <br />correcting any other habit. <br />It takes practice, support from others, and a true desire to be a better person --<br />
  34. 34. not only by controlling your language, but <br />The emotions that make you to swear. <br />
  35. 35. Here are a few exercises to condition yourself:<br />
  36. 36. Think in clean language, and switch negative thoughts into positive solutions.<br />• Plan ahead what you will say and how you will say it.<br />
  37. 37. REMEMBER<br />
  38. 38. A little word dropped carelessly is like a lighted match <br />
  39. 39. THANK YOU<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41.
  42. 42.
  43. 43. A little word dropped carelessly is like a lighted match<br />

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