We tend to become what we give our attention to.
Physical abuse is getting a lot of press these, especially in the realm of pro sports.
But there’s another kind of abuse that doesn’t get as much press —something more widespread and insidious.
Being seen as clever by your fellow humans seems like a good thing. We like it when we say something clever and people notice.
Feels good, right?
So what’s the problem with being clever? It’s not at all obvious.
Many powerful forces that affect our lives are silent, invisible and slow moving.
We easily notice a flash of light or a loud boom, but we don’t easily notice forces like gravity or radioactivity.
A lot of people had a question about my last post on my improbable success in building a daily meditation habit.
Specifically, they wanted to know what was so special about that iPhone app I used to get started?