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The power of words

Today’s talk is based on Toltech Agreement no 1

If you look at the world today we constantly see the media changing people emotionally as a result of words that are being communicated, regardless of whether these words are true or not.

As individuals too, it is important to be impeccable with your word and be aware that your words, and words from others, have power. We need to respect the words that come out of our mouth when we communicate with others, and also when we use self-talk, because the words we communicate to ourselves will also impact us.

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Finally a question to reflect on:

Are you consuming information that is empowering you, or information that is dis-empowering you and causes you to fear and hate?


Jan 08, 2021

Words can have very different effects depending if they are spoken face to face or written on social media, with media they loose context and can be very easily misunderstood.

They can indeed bring joy and happiness but also sadness and hatred and are not always easily retracted, so it always worth thinking carefully before using. A good reason to like poetry I think.


Jan 07, 2021

"Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they change our world." - Buddha |

The pandemic and it's affect on the world makes me feel disempowered at times. I feel powerless, frustrated and fearful at times. I try not to constantly watch the news and try to concentrate on things that I can control rather than dwell on the negativity of the situation.

I think to empower yourself you need to know your own strengths and weaknesses and also concentrate on the positive. I like to read and learn something new everyday - "The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." - David…

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