Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say
On the road to building Personal Integrity and developing trust and respect between mutual parties in communications, it is important that you Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say and be kind when you say it.
Further, align with your words by representing yourself as you really are, and doing what you said you were going to do. When you do communicate, reflect upon the intention of the words you choose as being honest, truthful, and trustworthy, as these qualities build strong inner and outer Personal Integrity.
Being Truthful and Honest is the foundation for developing all human Virtues. When we are truthful and honest it is possible to connect with our highest spiritual attributes, the inner Christ spirit, which develops our innate divine qualities, or virtues.
If you fail to reach impeccable consistency with what you mean to express honestly with your word, this damages credibility with others, and leaves a trail of broken promises that break trust and erode personal integrity. When we are being truthful and honest in more blunt conversations, we also need to manage emotions and be prepared to hear feedback that we may not like. People can be triggered when they have unresolved pain hidden in certain topics, so remembering to always be kind and sensitive to help manage the emotions involved when approaching challenging topics.