EPISODE 068: Use things, love people
[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/1minutetips/068-use-things-love-people.mp3″ color=”#81d742″ title=”Use things, love people” artist=”1 Minute Tips” ]
Enjoyed this episode? Please share with your family and Twitter & Facebook friends.
Leaving a 5 star rating and a review on iTunes REALLY helps with exposure.
Subscribe to the show on iTunes and never miss an episode again.
Participate! Send me a question or a suggestion for an episode. Your question could be featured!
Become a sponsor of the show! It’s easy and safe. Click here to go to my Patreon page.
Welcome to 1 Minute Tips!
“To live fully, we must learn to use things and love people, and not love things and use people.” ~John Powell
This sounds remarkably basic, doesn’t it?
Yet, so many of us get it wrong. We stick with using people and loving things.
There’s nothing wrong with buying the latest laptop model, or a brand new car. The problem begins when you step over others to do it so.
If you’ve ever been involved with the corporate world, you probably have a clear picture of what I’m talking about.
Some people will do whatever they can in order to climb the corporate ladder. Even if it means bringing others down.
This is not exclusive to professional environments.
It’s common to have the exact same behavior amongst family members and close friends.
What we can, and should do, is to lead by example. Start noticing your own attitude. If you spot a situation where you feel like you’re taking advantage of someone, stop it. If you’re overly attached to a material item, try donating it to someone.
Experiment serving others without expecting anything in return. It may not be easy at first, but it will be worth it.
I’m Rod Gomes and I’ll come back with another 1 minute tip soon.
Until then, come say hello over at 1minutetips.com
Take care, stay active, stay positive!
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Did you like today’s topic? Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments bellow.