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Avoid Speaking in Platitudes

Color your speech with meaningful words instead

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We’ve all heard them before. Empty words creep into conversations disguised as clever thoughts.

Platitudes fill the air when silence might suffice.

The standards I hear too often:

  • It is what it is
  • Everything happens for a reason

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Lola Rosario

Lola Rosario

Afro-Boricua Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller ~ Yoga Instructor. Sharing adventures at https://latrekista.com.