Making Ears Ring: Bad Gossip vs. Good Gossip

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In this bite, Lizzie Post offers advice on how to tell the difference between good gossip and bad gossip, and how your common sense can help you decide.

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  1. Daniela

    I think this video is really helpful because people think gossip is always bad but they don’t know about the good gossip like me. I thought gossip could only be bad but with this I learned that when gossip is informative it is good to use in our environment.

  2. MIKE

    That’s a good way to understand what’s good gossip and bad gossip. In the past, I thought gossip was only for bad things. I have changed my mind now. It could be a good way to learn some information, like who is coming to your comunity .

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