3 Times to Shut Your Mouth

Rachel Beohm
4 min readJul 13, 2021

Do you know when to zip your lips?

In many situations, the wisest response is to keep your mouth shut. As the Dalai Lama said, “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”

But that’s not what I’m talking about.

When I say “shut your mouth,” I actually mean “keep it closed.” Literally. Obviously, there are lots of times when it’s good for your mouth to be open. For…

Rachel Beohm

Exploring relationship skills, communication (especially nonverbal), and how to live a full life. Promoter of kindness, gratitude, and joy.