Why Am I Still Talking?
Whenever you notice yourself oversharing, simply say to yourself, "W.A.I.T.: Why Am I Talking?" This simple acronym will take you out of the ego behavior and back into your truth. Even if you're mid-sentence, it's okay to W.A.I.T. Use this technique as often as possible and soon you'll also become a great listener!
Gabrielle Bernstein is the author of Miracles Now: 108 Life-Changing Tools for Less Stress, More Flow, and Finding Your True Purpose (from which this article is an excerpt) and May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness.