I can imagine how insulting that sounded the moment you were told that but hey, calm your whole self down jor! There’s more to it and I’m just about to tell you.
Unlike network service providers, I won’t ask you to press 1, instead, grab a stool and sit with me let’s gist..
The world is filled with enough distractions so first answer me, why are you not minding your business? Or don’t you know this statement is all the advice you need to live well and peacefully and to make it in life if you are thoughtful enough?
Yes, I mean it. Mind your business as I choose to see it means;
What are you thinking? Your mind is a home for ideas and practically your entire existence. The moment you are off your mind, your mental state is off. So why should you do or engage in anything that will affect you mentally?
Think positive thoughts, avoid anything that leads you to depression and make your happiness your priority. Abhor malicious and envious lifestyles, be contain and you will be just fine.
What is in your mind? If you understand that your mind once troubled affects everything around you, you’ll be mindful of the things you let in. What books are you reading, if at all you are reading? What kind of movies do you watch? What do you let in? What kind of company do you keep? Who’s advice are you listening to? Who is advising you? What personal development efforts are you in to?
Even the bible says that out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks so how well-informed are you? If we are talking about weather and happenings in other states, can you chip in a point? Or it’s only what beef is going on where that you know? In this 2018, can you operate the computer proficiently or your laptop is a movie watching gadget?
Thirdly, mind your business as default, entails that you focus only on that which pays you, feeds you, nurtures you, builds you, rewards you and not on what you will gossip about so dearest people of the social media clan, what’s your focus in life? Association of marriage accountants and womb watchers cum analysts, what is your aim in life? Is it to keep tabs of people’s lives and their dealings or yours? Well, If you ask me, na who I go ask?
In fact, this statement or advice like I choose to see it if, and once adhered to gives you a stress free and focused life. It reminds you of the need to treat others as you’d love to be treated, the need to be self-conscious in everything and everywhere which means the way you talk, walk and ultimately behave will be better so not to tarnish your image, the need to be involved in something worthwhile.
Need I explain the physical benefits of minding your business? I guess not so with this understanding and till we meet again, I’m off to mind my business.
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