You can show off and try to prove your worth – but then you’d end up attracting the wrong people. Or you’d impress strangers that you don’t care about.
Sure, you can get a momentary high when people shower their attention on you and treat you with importance. But as time passes, it begins to matter less.
How many outcomes caused by bragging were significant to you? How many real people do you attract by doing so?
Staying low-key is a great way to live a decent life and a life that has a lot of space for the right things.
Although we all want to feel important, life gains its real purpose when we seek meaning instead.