Two millennia ago, the famous Roman philosopher Seneca said “If you want to keep a secret saved, save it yourself”. It’s not all just about secrets, however – we sometimes need to keep personal stuff away from others, as there are things we should never talk about and share with people around us.
Indian sages in the past based their philosophy principles on how we reflect on problems with our inner being we shouldn’t talk about, while the Hindi philosophy bases its principles in its practice. Hindu sages were focused on solving the fundamental problems of life. They knew that wisdom is born during the attempt of having a better life. Continue reading the article below to see what 7 things we should never share with others.
Everything that happens in your family should stay within the inner circle of members. Sharing your family problems with others can cause new problems for you. You should have in mind that some people won’t see the issues like they really are, so they might make judgments which can hurt you. Solve your family problems at home as they should be stay behind closed doors.
Never brag about charitable acts
No one likes a person who brags about their generous acts – it just defeats the purpose of being charitable. Of course, being generous is a perfect trait, but you should keep it to yourself.
Don’t tell everything you’ve heard
Passing off every secret you’ve heard to others is not good for you. Hearing bad news may affect you and the person you’re telling and taking a negative burden at home won’t bring anything good.
Keep your spiritual knowledge to yourself
Our spirituality is a personal thing that should not be shared with anyone else. Not everyone will accept it, so keep it to yourself instead of being judged or questioned.
Keep your projects to yourself
If you have some ideas and projects in mind, you shouldn’t share them with others. Besides the risk of a project being sabotaged or your ideas stolen, you may become a victim of criticism which can lead you to abandon the project. Finish your project first, then you can talk to them with whoever you want.
Keep your intimate relationships to yourself
Some things, like your intimate relationships should remain personal. Don’t reveal these things to others, as there’s no point to it.
Don’t brag about heroics
Saved a kitten from a tree? Save a lady’s bag from being stolen? Good for you! However, you shouldn’t be bragging about your heroics. You may get some recognition about it, but it can have a negative effect on your mental health. Heroics are best kept secret – the recognition can also be personal and used for self-admiration. In this way, you’ll feel much better for yourself without being in the spotlight.