Saturday 25th January 2020

    How to Know If You Talk Too Much

    There are three stages of speaking to other people. In the first stage, you're on task, relevant and concise. But then you unconsciously discover that the more you talk, the more you feel relief. Ahh, so wonderful and tension-relieving for you... but not so much fun for the receiver. This is the second stage - when it feels so good to talk, you don’t even notice the other person is not listening.

    The third stage occurs after you have lost track of what you were saying and begin to realize you might need to reel the other person back in. If during the third stage of this monologue poorly disguised as a conversation you unconsciously sense that the other person is getting a bit fidgety, guess what happens then?

    Continued here