Go Ahead, Gossip Girl
“If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” That’s what my mama taught me. But she might have been wrong. Sorry Mom, I know you meant well, but according to a new study out but the University of California, Berkeley, gossiping is good for us.
Certain types of gossiping. If you let your tongue waggle on about someone’s bad behavior in order to warn someone else, that’s apparently going to reduce your own stress levels, not to mention police behavior and prevent further exploitation.
Interesting study. But did you hear about the intern who…
Just kidding! See, I feel better already just attempting to gossip
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