Albert Einstein once said, “Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.”

How much money do you have in your bank account? And when was the last time you spent some quality time with your family?

We tend to give too much importance to things we can count, like money and houses and cars.

But tell me honestly…

When was the last time you went to sleep with complete peace of mind and a contented feeling of gratitude?

In our daily lives, we often overlook the things that really count, simply because we can’t measure them. We fight for position, money, and power and forget about the greater purpose of our existence. We forget that we are here to contribute to and make a difference in the world.

In this article, I want to bring your attention back to what really matters in life. Or as Einstein said, to those things that count but cannot necessarily be counted.

Why must you focus on the things that matter? Simply because that is the ONLY path to happiness and satisfaction! Yes, money is good and being rich is a true blessing. But remember that money never brings true happiness and satisfaction—the way you use the money does!

Therefore, you must not overlook the small things that connect your body, mind, and soul and hold the real essence of life. If your money is not put into service, then it is a wasted value.

Think about this: nothing can compare to a moment of total gratitude and inner peace. Nothing can compare to those special seconds when you feel that you’re in complete harmony with the universe.

The true joy in life is hidden in the things you can’t measure—a baby’s smile, the beauty of nature, breathing in pure, fresh air. Those things are what represent the true value of life.

Focusing on collecting money and material goods is a very exhausting endeavor. You can be the richest man in the world, but when you’re on your death bed, you’ll find that the little things you overlooked in your life are what matter to you most. Your value, your legacy, and what you have contributed to the world are the only things that will ensure you pass out of this life with a big smile on your face!

Starting today, pay more attention to the things that can’t be counted. End each day by reflecting on what you are most grateful for in that day. Live every moment with a peaceful mind and a loving heart.

Author's Bio: 

Mohamed Tohami is a leading authority on creating everlasting success. He has interviewed over 100 ultra successful people such as Michael Gerber, Mark Sanborn, Terri Levine, Simon T. Bailey and many others. His fresh insights will motivate you to transform your life from making a living to making a difference. Find out more about his FREE sensational report entitled “The Lost Emotion” at: