Keeping Up With The Joneses

Do external things distract you? Then make time for yourself to learn something worthwhile, stop letting yourself be pulled in all directions. But make sure you guard against the other kind of confusion. People who labor all their lives but have no purpose to direct every thought and impulse toward are wasting their time – even when hard at work.

– Marcus Aurelius (Meditations {Book 2:7})

This is an interesting quote.

Even way back in those times, we were being told not to keep up with the Jones’.

Why do we say yes to so many things?

Does chasing something that is “external” really bring us happiness?

And, do we really need to keep up with the Joneses?

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