Look not only to your own interests,
but also to the interests of others.
“She’s driving me nuts,” the lady said. “I want to be her friend, but she blabbers non-stop—and it’s all about her. Me. Me. Me.”
There are people whose company we enjoy. And some we don’t.
We prize the companionship of those who are interested in us, want the best for us, and see the best in us. We gravitate toward those who think we’re okay as we are.
We avoid those who criticize and judge us, pounce on our faults, and make us the object of their makeover artistry.
And we don’t enjoy the company of those who always have to be the center of attention.
In a Peanuts cartoon strip, Linus said to Lucy, “I think there’s something you should know.”
“The world does not revolve around you.”
“You’re kidding!” said Lucy.
Avoid me-deep communication.