THE FREE STUFF TRAP THAT ROBS YOU AND ME OF PRECIOUS TIME.
How many can you read a week?
Hello and welcome,
Recently I received an offer to ‘upgrade’ the free ‘MS Office’ type software package I have to a, better, more comprehensive and more bells and whistles, version. The free version is all I will ever need and is really good. The offer to upgrade to the ‘Professional’ version is only $50 but I dont need any of the extras.
If I do upgrade I get: A free Backup Service. (I already have one). A set of, Medieval , Black Letter and Art Nouveau, fonts. Forty 0ne of each type. (I searched online and found that I could get the same stuff for free. No catches).
Fill in this form and we'll send you stuff you can't live without.
What about those, ‘Fill in the form with your email and name and we’ll send you $2,000 worth of free ebooks, that will help you become richer, wiser and more attractive to chimpanzee’s’. Do that and you will waste many hours of time that would have been better spent focusing on what you are actually interested in. (My old computer had in excess of five hundred ebooks that I had accepted as free gifts for just filling in my name and email address. I hadn’t finished reading any of them).
Offers such as these will tempt you to waste many hours taking in all the free /new/extra information. You would have been much better off spending time ‘getting to grips’ with the stuff you paid for. Perhaps not though, ‘cause much of that is not as genuine as the hype wants you to believe.
Goodbye 'old faithful' and old e-books. (I'll miss my PC most).
In January this year my old PC died. So I had to buy a Laptop with Windows 8.1. What a pain! About 98% of all the new stuff, (sixty + Apps)? is of absolutely no use or help to me. Never will be. Finding out how to get rid of the Apps I don’t need took me two days. (I could have used this time more productively on my real interest, this Blog.
The above are examples of stuff that is an absolute waste of your time and effort.
It works like this.
You THINK, “That stuff looks really interesting and it’s great value. Seventy five e-books for free”. “Gotta get those”. You then DO the, ‘fill in your info and click here bit’, open your inbox and start accessing all the wonderful stuff this kind, helpful, internet marketer let you have for nada, zilch, nothing. Over the next three weeks, and many hours, you read a load of outdated, worthless, information. All you HAVE for you effort is a mind stuffed with useless, unhelpful =&&**£$£$” filled, info.
It took me almost a year to realise that gettimg sucked into these, ‘amazing’, life -changing’ and ‘helpful’ offers was wasting most of my time and getting me nowhere. One day something made me THINK, “This is not the most beneficial way to use my mind or my time”. So, I didn’t DO it any more. Since then I HAVE focused on what really fascinates me. The world of thoughts, thinking and what effects acting on my thoughts has had, is having and will have on my life. What I have learned is, I believe, of value to other people. That’s what this Blog is all about.
There ya go, now you know.
Now that you know, in future, THINK, “This stuff is not really going to be of any use to me. Then DO, nothing, ignore the impulse to get involved. You will then HAVE more time to spend in ‘knowing’ stuff that is really beneficial to you.
Becoming Self -Empowered, ain’t Rocket Science.
Question. Want to know how to develop, improve and take control of your thinking and your life? Answer. Read any of my Posts and you’re on your way to learning how to THINK and DO stuff that will make sure that you HAVE a better life.
So, no offers of 2,000 free ebooks or any other over-hyped anything here. What you get for free in my Posts will inform, guide and teach you to take back control of what happens in your life.
Love, Stamp Collecting, Fishing or Origami more than anything else? Then leave this Blog and go get information that will increase your, knowing, improving and expertise in that area. The only way to get better informed and more capable, at anything, is to focus on that.
Beneficially yours, always,
Thought Master and Mentor
P.S. If the content of this Post is ‘for you’ then go read any of my others. THINK and DO what you read and HAVE improved knowledge of (become ‘more expert’ about ) stuff that will empower you. Experts only become so by dedicating their time and effort into stuff they really, actually, definitely want to know about.