What Others Think

When we presume to know what others think about us, not only are we putting thoughts in their heads that may not actually be there, but we are also wasting an untold amount of time and energy on something we can do nothing about.  The truth is that most people spend most of their time…

Attention Or Connection

Attention is not the same as connection.  Attention offers only brief satisfaction.  It lasts only as long as the experience itself.  Then, it is gone.  Attention leaves us wanting and needing more.  Connection, on the other hand, fulfills us.  It gives our lives hope, meaning, and purpose.  Connection travels with us through time and space. …

Wasted Time

Giving our time and attention to those who will never know or care that we did is a fruitless endeavor.  With limited resources at our disposal, we must be careful how we allocate them.  What we give to one person or situation cannot be given to another.  Once given, it is gone, never to return. …