To live purposefully, you need to pay attention to outcomes. You need to notice whether your actions are producing the results you expected-whether they are bringing you closer to your goal. Perhaps you have a well- formulated purpose, a well thought out action plan, and a pattern of action consistent with your intentions, but the action plan might not be the right one, and you need to go back to the drawing board. The only way to discover this is by paying attention to outcomes. As someone observed, doing more of what doesn’t work, doesn’t work.
"If you don’t love yourself, it is exceedingly difficult to really love another person. And if you don’t love yourself, it is very difficult to fully believe or accept that another person loves you." www.nathanielbranden.com
“Stop comparing yourself to others. What she’s got, that’s fine for her. But you, girlfriend, are unparalleled. Your life and your path are your own. Learn from others’ successes and failures, but do you!”—Amy Dubois Barnett