Our Most Important Tool

May 18, 2018

“Attention is like energy in that without it no work can be done, and in doing work is dissipated. We create ourselves by how we use this energy. Memories, thoughts and feelings are all shaped by how use it. And it is an energy under control, to do with as we please; hence attention is our most important tool in the task of improving the quality of experience.”
—Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

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  1. Great reminder to "pay attention". Have heard that often said to me! Take care and have a great weekend. Hugs!

  2. Debbie--I often feel absentminded and distractible so this quote is a reminder for me to stay present! Hope you have an mindful weekend :).