Language

Language is the most common and clear way for us to communicate. A lack of language would make nearly all sorts of collaborations impossible, which would leave all of us to fend for our own in a world that requires a wide variety of needs. Communication is key for any relationship to prosper, and neglecting to speak the same “language” as someone else is nothing but recipe for disaster. Each and every person has a uniquely created mind that hears, comprehends, and presents their ideas in completely different ways.

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
— Yehuda Berg

Misunderstandings are so common because people choose to assume the meaning of words and actions according to their own brain rather than understanding it from the perspective it came from. Simply questioning the motives behind someone’s actions is the easiest way to avoid unnecessary conflict and pointless quarrels. Communicating honestly and clearly is the most effective way to convey yourself to others. A relationship that lacks this honesty and mutual language is one that is doomed to fail. Just as you should tell others exactly how you feel, make others feel as if they can do the same for you. Communicate maturely with those around you, and enjoy the simplicity of life that begins to appear.

 

Speak the same language as others.

Communicate honestly.

Be happy.

 

- Jonah

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