Sara Mednick

Sara Mednick, [professor and] cognitive neuroscientist at University of California Irvine writes, “On social media, share news as though you care who is listening and how it’s affecting them. When you find yourself feeling fear or anger or wanting to quickly react to something that happened, take a five-minute break to breathe, five counts on the inhale and five counts on the exhale. Then before you speak or post, ask yourself these four questions: Is it true? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it breed good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned? If any of your answers are no, reconsider whether anyone needs to hear this news.” 
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