Are You Having Problems Moving Forward? Think About Changing Your Concentration!

By Meliora Consulting and Learning Academy - October 21, 2021
Are You Having Problems Moving Forward? Think About Changing Your Concentration!

Countless other people have had similar feelings of being buried in life's muck. Even if we work hard and strive to achieve more well-being, it seems that the more we attempt, the more we get trapped. If you're on the verge of losing your cool, this could help...

Focus on one or more of the other people who share this lovely earth with you instead of the kind but the irritated person in the mirror.

I understand the need to keep an eye on the most essential thing first - ourselves. We must develop plans, set objectives, and then do the things necessary to make some progress toward our goals. This is the only way we will succeed. Our personal financial responsibilities include saving for a down payment on a home or car, paying off debt, and making sure we don't get chewed up by one of life's mice.

However, what commonly occurs is that we get so preoccupied with our own interests and well-being that we end up erecting massive barriers around ourselves. By focusing only on our immediate problems, we miss out on opportunities that lie ahead. Even the most minor incidents might get scrutinized to see if they have any bearing on our own life when we become too preoccupied with "me." As a result, we become our own worst enemies. And, to be honest, we might become so caught up in the daily activities that we lose sight of where we initially hoped our life would go.

As I said previously, changing our emphasis away from "me" to "others" is one option from the position of receiving to that of giving. And no, this does not need considerable changes to the way we conduct ourselves daily. However, this is not a necessary step on the way to getting there.

So, to clarify, let me give you an example. Every job or home task you do has the potential to assist a natural person somewhere down the road. Consider the implications of it. We do more than merely load computers with data or make devices run more efficiently. It's not simply for the sake of being paid on time each week. Form-filling, board-nailing, electronic-device assembly, package-hauling, and attending meetings are merely the tip of the iceberg. Someone, somewhere, at some point in time (or perhaps right now), will likely benefit from what you accomplish.

The previous paragraph did include two cop-out words: "likely" and "probably," if you were paying attention. There are people whose money-making efforts are mainly concentrated on "non-beneficial" activities in the actual world. That's why I had to do it. That's simply how things are in the universe.

On the other hand, most of us are engaged in activities and jobs that reflect a more cheerful outlook. So, we're back to where we started. If you find yourself in a bind, take a few moments to consider the people. These people will be better off, healthier, or happier as a result of your actions. To benefit others, think about how you give your time and abilities to make life easier for others.

Isn't it clear what's at stake? The activities we do daily take on new meaning when we shift our attention away from "me" and toward "others." As a result, we have transformed into givers. We have a purpose in life if you ask me. We are aware of the significance of what we do. That certainly qualifies as noteworthy, don't you think?

It may be time to look into a new career or at least an alternative way to spend your leisure time if you're finding it difficult to understand how your work benefits anybody other than yourself. There are a lot of individuals out there that could use your abilities. Consider what you are good at and how you may use it to assist others. Then just go ahead and do it. Before you know it, you'll be out of the quicksand.